This video tutorial series will help you learn new skills and information, deepen your artistic study, and continue your theatre practice from wherever you can watch.

UPCOMING

Basic Stage Makeup and Wig Preparation

FRIDAY, APRIL 9  | 3  PM

In this episode, Jackie Comisar shows you how to apply basic stage makeup and prepare your hair to wear a wig.

Tips for Playing in a Musical Pit Orchestra

FRIDAY, APRIL 23 | 3  PM

In this episode, Dee Saunders discusses tips for musicians playing in the pit orchestra of a high school musical.

PAST

The Essential Physical Warmup

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2  | 3  PM

In this episode, performer Amy Handra teaches a basic physical warmup for all theatrical artists to use before an audition, rehearsal, or performance.

Essential Tools for Every Technician’s Toolkit

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16  | 3  PM

In this episode, CAPA’s Associate Vice President of Operations, Jason Gay demonstrates essential tools every theatre technician should have in their backstage toolkit.

The Essential Vocal Warmup for Singers

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6  | 3  PM

In this episode, Dee Saunders teaches a vocal warmup for singers to use before an audition, rehearsal, or performance.

Essential Knots for Backstage

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20  | 3  PM

In this episode, Stephen Brunson demonstrates how to tie 3 essential knots commonly used backstage.

Essential Choreography for Auditions

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4  |  3  PM

In this episode, Cindy Straub teaches dance steps commonly required in musical theatre dance auditions.

Essential Instruments for Lighting

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18  |  3  PM

In this episode, Brendan shares some common theatrical lighting instruments and demonstrates how and why they are used.

Essential Choreography for Auditions, Part 2

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8  | 3  PM

In this episode, Cindy Straub teaches dance steps commonly required in musical theatre dance auditions.

Essential Items for Every Stage Management Kit

FRIDAY, JANUARY 22  | 3  PM

In this episode, Hannah Pohlman shares the essential items every stage manager should have in their kit.

Essential Performance Preparation

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 5  | 3  PM

In this episode, Amy Handra covers essential habits for a successful performance.

How to Operate a Fly Rail & Pulley System

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19 | 3  PM

In this episode, Jason Gay discusses the different types of fly rail systems and demonstrates basic operation and safety tips.

How to Self-Submit an Audition

FRIDAY, MARCH 5  | 3  PM

In this episode, Amy Handra shows you how to record and self-submit an audition.

Essential Tips for Using Microphones

FRIDAY, MARCH 19 | 3  PM

In this episode, Brian Kallaher discusses different types of theatrical microphones and tips and tricks to effectively use them.

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