Development of oral communication skills, creative problem solving, 
cooperative learning, enhanced motivation and commitment, initiative and a healthy self image are just a few benefits of acting classes.

January 23, January 30, and February 6, 2021

BROADWAY Acting & Musical Theatre WORKSHOPS
Featuring Hamilton LA cast member Jared Howelton

Jared Howelton headshot

Meet the Instructor:
Jared Howelton
is an American actor and singer from San Antonio, TX. He is currently in the Los Angeles Company of Hamilton: An American Musical. Jared covers the roles Marquis de Lafayette/ Thomas Jefferson, Hercules Mulligan/James Madison, John Laurens/Philip Hamilton, King George III, Man 5 (Papa Schuyler, James Reynolds, the Doctor) and Man 6. Other credits include: Hamilton: An American Musical Chicago Company, Donkey in SHREK the Musical International Tour, Dennis Edwards in the 2nd National Tour of Motown the Musical, Wailin’ Joe in MEMPHIS the Musical at Theatre Under the Stars, Bobby Strong in Fracture Theatre Company’s production of Urinetown the Musical: Off-Broadway, and a company member of the Utah Shakespeare Festival 2014 season.

Limited Slots Available for Social Distancing.  Masks Required.  Some sessions may be held outdoors – weather permitting
No makeups, refunds, or credits for missed classes. 

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Saturday, January 23, 2021     1pm – 4pm 


$38 per student  |  Ages 14 – Adults
$30 BlackBox Active Members - please call to register.
Learn the art of stage acting! A good dramatic actor is able to communicate and bring out the intent, mood, and characterization of a piece through articulation and body language. During this class, student's learn how to identify the given circumstances: who, what, where, when, and why. They will also develop skills to help them make choices, listen to their partners, and create a character. Students will learn stage presence, improvisation, character work and so much more. 

Saturday, January 30, 2021    1pm – 4:30pm 


$38 per student | Ages 14 – Adults 
$30 BlackBox Active Members - please call to register.
Students strengthen basic acting techniques and character development. This workshop is designed to encourage bold and creative acting choices through monologue work. Students must come prepared with two contrasting (comedy/drama) one minute monologues. Monologues must be from an American contemporary play. Followed by Q&A session.

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Saturday, February 6, 2021    1pm – 4:30pm 


$38 per student. | Ages 14 – Adults
$30 BlackBox Active Members - please call to register.
This workshop is designed to prepare and guide students through the Broadway audition process. Students will learn what it takes to have a successful audition for a Broadway musical. Please come prepared with two contrasting (uptempo/ballad) musical theatre selections. Both songs must be 32 bar cuts and neatly placed in a three ring binder for the accompanist. Followed by Q&A session.


Founded in 2015, Family owned and operated by retired
San Antonio Fire Department EMS LT. Dwayne Toler, and his wife, visual artist Susan A. Toler. BlackBox Music & Arts is a creative space where performing and visual artists gather to learn, collaborate, celebrate and contemplate; are encouraged to reach their full potential; and are challenged to a higher standard.


PHONE: 210. 660.3838
1401 Dezarae #6
San Antonio TX 78253

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