The Australian Musical Theatre Festival is thrilled to announce the special guest star of the 2020 festival, Lucy Maunder. Lucy is an Australian cabaret and theatre performer, currently touring Australia as Mrs Bucket in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for which she was nominated for a Helpmann Award as Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Musical. Lucy’s credits include leading roles in the Australian Premiere of Doctor Zhivago, the Australian productions of Matilda, Beautiful: The Carole King Story and many more.
The Australian Musical Theatre Festival is an unparalleled opportunity for musical theatre lovers, makers and industry professionals to get together, share, nurture and celebrate this wonderful genre. Held in Launceston, Tasmania, it includes a diverse program with opportunities to teach, collaborate, engage, perform, learn and – of course – enjoy. A non- profit event, the Festival is held annually to benefit Australia’s musical theatre industry. The 2020 Festival will be held from 21-24 May 2020.
For bookings and the full program visit: https://www.amtf.org.au/2020-program www.amtf.org.au
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2020 Australian Musical Theatre Festival Program sessions include:
Ensemble Showstopper Workshop, with Ross Hannaford
Perform a classic showstopper and be part of an epic ensemble
Masterclass for Musical Theatre Singers, with Jane Edwards
Enhance your singing performance ready for a musical theatre career!
Take Your Song To The Next Level, with Jason Langley
Unleash bold, committed and honest performances!
Unravelling A Lyric, with Jason Langley
Learn the art of interpreting a song lyric to bring a performance to life!
Teacher development session: The School Musical, with Natalie Calia
Learn how to challenge young performers to extend what they do within rehearsals
Getting Professional Roles, with Lynne Ruthven
Learn the secrets of landing musical theatre roles direct from the casting agent.
Audition Skills for Community Theatre, with Lynne Ruthven
Get handy tips to help you get the parts you want, or land your first role
Allrounder Excellence Masterclass, with Ross Hannaford as Choreographer/Director and Jane Edwards as Singing Teacher/Director
Do you act, sing and dance? This is your chance to shine in the Allrounder Excellence Masterclass.
Stage Management, with Daniel O’Connell
Learn stage management skills from an industry professional
Producing Skills, with Daniel O’Connell
Learn how to produce great musicals, get bums on seats, and make a profit!
Writing for a Musical, with Dr Asher Warren and Mia Palencia
Discover the art of storytelling and the process of writing lyrics for your very own musical.
Work with a top-level choreographer to get noticed in a crowd!
Choreography & Movement
Learn the art of choreography for musical theatre
Mock Audition – John X, Lynne Ruthven, Daniel O’Connell + Lucy Maunder
As real as it gets! Your chance to test your audition technique in front of a panel of industry professionals.
Meet new people and sing in a casual, supportive and fun environment!
Choir in the Pub
Join us for a Launceston Choir experience, unlike any other!
The official Australian Musical Theatre Festival after-party
*This is an over 18 event. ID will be required.
Schools Performance in the Mall
For one afternoon only the Launceston City Mall will be taken over by musical theatre.
Sing to your heart’s content, at this free afternoon event!