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APATA Broadway Masterclass with Jenn Colella

Jenn Colella
Saturday, 20 May 2023 at 8:00am AEST (Bris, Syd, Melb) *Check your timezone - Zoom Platform
$22.00 Students $33.00 Members $88.00 Non-Members
Virtual Online Workshop

Join us as we welcome Broadway Alumni Jenn Colella!

The Tony Award-nominee and Grammy Award Winning American comedian, actress, and singer will deliver a very special Broadway masterclass that can’t be missed.

What you’ll learn in this virtual masterclass.

  • Discover teaching techniques for song interpretation, vocals, and performance.
  • LIVE student demonstration showing how to apply these techniques in your teaching.
  • Learn from one of the leading masters of Broadway.
  • Opportunity to join the Q&A session and make the most of this very special opportunity.

Jenn Colella is a leading Broadway practitioner who goes beyond the craft of performance to inspire teachers and emerging artists to act, sing and infuse their practice with positivity and kindness!

Meet your presenter: Jenn Colella

Jenn Colella is a Tony Award-nominated American comedian, actress, and singer. Colella attended Columbia College, graduating with a dual degree in speech and drama. Next, Colella studied fine arts at UC Irvine and earned a Master of Fine Arts in 2002. Colella started work as a comic, hoping to set herself apart from the crowd. And soon enough, she was cast as Sissy in Urban Cowboy, this was her Broadway debut.

Jenn Colella just ended a sold-out run in SUFFS as Carrie Chapman Catt at The Public Theatre, for which she garnered an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination. Jenn starred in the Tony Award-winning smash hit musical Come From Away as ‘Beverley/Annette and others,’ in a performance that garnered her 2017 Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards and a 2017 Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, as well as Craig Noel, Helen Hayes and Dora Awards for pre-Broadway productions of Come From Away.

Jenn won a Grammy Award for her work on the Dear Evan Hansen cast recording. She has been previously seen on Broadway in If/Then, Chaplin, High Fidelity and Urban Cowboy (Outer Critics Circle Award nomination), Off-Broadway in Beebo Brinker Chronicles, Lucky Guy, and Closer Than Ever. Jenn’s select regional credits include Come From Away (La Jolla Playhouse, Ford’s Theatre, Toronto), Peter Pan (Sacramento Music Circus & PCLO) and Side Show (Kennedy Centre). TV credits include “Feed the Beast,” “Elementary,” “All My Children,” “Rescue Me,” “The Good Wife,” “The Code,”  “Madam Secretary,” “FBI: Most Wanted”, and “Evil.”

She has been seen on film in Uncertainty with Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and stars in the live capture film of Come From Away on Apple Plus, streaming now.  She has taught master classes in acting at Columbia University, NYU, Julliard and several other Universities around the world. Jenn Colella is an MFA Acting graduate of UC Irvine.

This is a LIVE Online Masterclass.

Saturday, 20 May 2023 at 8:00 am AEST  (Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart , Melbourne, Sydney)

Don’t miss Jenn Colella’s Masterclass – Check your region’s start time 
  • Saturday, 20 May 2023 at 8:00am AEST   (Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart , Melbourne, Sydney)
  • Saturday, 20 May 2023 at 7:30 am ACST   (Adelaide and Darwin)
  • Saturday, 20 May 2023 at 6:00 am AWST (Perth)

NOTE* Session link will be provided one week before the LIVE Online Masterclass 


APATA Member Discounted tickets: $33 each (plus GST)
  • Members save big!! $55 savings!!
  • Individual Level membership holder? You will be required to enter your APATA Username or account name when purchasing your ticket.
  • School or Industry Level membership holders?  Enter your school, studio, company, business or venue name when purchasing tickets.
Non – Members: $88 (plus GST)
  • Not a member? Consider joining today. Visit the Join Us Page
Students: $22 (plus GST)
    • Students will be required to enter their (USI) Unique Student Identifier per ticket.

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Professional Development Certificates

PD Certificates will be issued to all LIVE Masterclass attendees.

Jenn Colella Booking Information

This Trybooking link below will complete your booking at www.trybooking.com.

  • Once purchased you will receive a booking confirmation from Trybooking with ticket/s and invoice.
  • The Masterclass ZOOM link will be sent one week out from the event.
  • Subsequent reminders will be sent in the lead-up to event day.
  • When purchasing more than one ticket it is mandatory to complete the required details for each person to ensure they don’t miss important event communication.
  • See APATA’s Terms and Conditions for more.

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