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Below is the archived schedule from BroadwayCon 2016. Please note that it may not accurately reflect everything that took place, as we made on-the-fly changes due to the blizzard.

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For most programming, you do not need to sign up in advance! For the most part, admission is first-come, first-served. Exceptions to this include workshops and autograph/photobooth sessions - more information about these can be found on our website. Adding a panel to your schedule does not guarantee admission to the panel.

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Friday, January 22
 

12:00pm

Breaking Down the Riffs with Natalie Weiss
Do you hear your favorite singers riff and think “I could never do that?” Then join Natalie Weiss for a session of Breaking Down the Riffs. Learn how to study and practice your favorite riffs, and you’ll be perfecting your Mariah and Whitney imitations in no time. 

PLEASE NOTE: While this workshop is free with any BroadwayCon ticket, space is limited and adding this to your schedule on Sched.org or the BroadwayCon app does not guarantee entry. To attend you must submit an application at www.broadwaycon.com/workshops.

Speakers
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Natalie Weiss

Natalie recently finished playing Candy in the U.S. premiere of the new version of Saturday Night Fever at the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival. Last fall, she went on a six-city European solo concert and teaching tour stopping in London, Edinburgh, Barcelona, Vienna, Warsaw... Read More →


Friday January 22, 2016 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Gramercy West

1:00pm

Master Class: Rebecca Luker
You loved her as Christine Daáe, Marian Paroo, and Maria von Trapp. Now Broadway’s Rebecca Luker will share her tips and tricks to help you improve your vocal performance. 

PLEASE NOTE: While this workshop is free with any BroadwayCon ticket, space is limited and adding this to your schedule on Sched.org or the BroadwayCon app does not guarantee entry. To attend you must submit an application at www.broadwaycon.com/workshops

Speakers
avatar for Rebecca Luker

Rebecca Luker

Actor: The Music Man, The Sound of Music, The Secret Garden Broadway: Cinderella, Mary Poppins, Nine, The Music Man, The Sound of Music, Showboat, The Secret Garden, The Phantom of the Opera. Off-Broadway: Indian Blood, The Vagina Monologues, Canʼt Let Go, X (Life... Read More →


Friday January 22, 2016 1:00pm - 1:50pm
Gramercy West

6:00pm

Intermediate Dance Workshop: Newsies
Newsies choreographer Christopher Gattelli is here to teach you to seize the day, carry the banner, and take your rightful place as King of New York. (Or something like that...) This workshop will move quickly and is recommended for dancers with some training. 


PLEASE NOTE: While this workshop is free with any BroadwayCon ticket, space is limited and adding this to your schedule on Sched.org or the BroadwayCon app does not guarantee entry. To attend, you must submit an application at www.broadwaycon.com/workshops

Speakers
avatar for Christopher Gattelli

Christopher Gattelli

Christopher Gattelli was awarded the 2012 Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for his choreography in Newsies. (As choreographer) Broadway: Amazing Grace, The King and I, South Pacific (Tony and Outer Critics Circle nominations), Casa Valentina, Sunday in the Park With... Read More →


Friday January 22, 2016 6:00pm - 6:50pm
Gramercy West
 
Saturday, January 23
 

9:00am

Wake Up With Mark Fisher Fitness
In this morning session, Mark Fisher will lead you through a series of movements designed to energize you and get your body and brain going so you can enjoy a full day of BroadwayCon! Designed for all levels, this gentle and invigorating session will get you ready for the day in MFF’s irreverent, “ridiculous human,” and radically nurturing style. Although this will NOT be a rock ‘em, sock ‘em workout, participants are encouraged
to wear comfortable clothes that allow for some movement on the floor and gentle stretching. 

PLEASE NOTE: While this workshop is free with any BroadwayCon ticket, space is limited and adding this to your schedule on Sched.org or the BroadwayCon app does not guarantee entry. To attend you must submit an application at www.broadwaycon.com/workshops 

Speakers
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Mark Fisher

Mark Fisher: Co-owner of Mark Fisher Fitness, the fitness home of choice for the Broadway community and #312 on the 2015 Inc 500 list of fastest growing companies in America. Mark and MFF have been featured in Forbes, the New York Times, the Huffington Post, Men’s Health and the... Read More →


Saturday January 23, 2016 9:00am - 9:50am
Gramercy West

10:00am

Advanced Dance Workshop: Hamilton
Time to make your body work (werk)! Grab your dance shoes and comfortable clothes for a workshop with Stephanie Klemons, whose credits include Hamilton, If/Then, Bring It On, and In the Heights. This workshop will be fast-paced and is recommended for experienced dancers.

PLEASE NOTE: While this workshop is free with any BroadwayCon ticket, space is limited and adding this to your schedule on Sched.org or the BroadwayCon app does not guarantee entry. To attend, you must submit an application at www.broadwaycon.com/workshops

Speakers
avatar for Stephanie Klemons

Stephanie Klemons

Stephanie Klemons is Associate Choreographer and currently the Dance Captain and swing at Broadway’s Hamilton. Stephanie is no newcomer to the Andy Blankenbuehler vocabulary, having served as Co-Dance Captain and swing for the original Broadway production of In The Heights, as well... Read More →


Saturday January 23, 2016 10:00am - 10:50am
Gramercy West

11:00am

Master Class: Anthony Rapp
Anthony Rapp, best known for originating the role of Mark Cohen in Rent, is here to help you hone your acting skills.

PLEASE NOTE: While this workshop is free with any BroadwayCon ticket, space is limited and adding this to your schedule on Sched.org or the BroadwayCon app does not guarantee entry. To attend you must submit an application at www.broadwaycon.com/workshops

Speakers
avatar for Anthony Rapp

Anthony Rapp

Broadway: If/Then; Rent; ; Six Degrees of Separation; Precious Sons (Outer Critics Circle Award, Drama Desk nomination). Off-Broadway: Raised in Captivity, Sophistry, The Destiny of Me, Some Americans Abroad, among others. Film: Adventures in Babysitting, School Ties, Dazed... Read More →


Saturday January 23, 2016 11:00am - 12:20pm
Gramercy West

12:30pm

Improv Workshop with Don't Quit Your Night Job
Don’t Quit Your Night Job has been playing fun havoc with the Broadway community for years, and now you get to join them in the madness! 


PLEASE NOTE: While this workshop is free with any BroadwayCon ticket, space is limited and adding this to your schedule on Sched.org or the BroadwayCon app does not guarantee entry. To attend you must submit an application at www.broadwaycon.com/workshops 

Speakers
avatar for Don't Quit Your Night Job

Don't Quit Your Night Job

Don't Quit Your Night Job is where Broadway and improv meet… and make out. Filtered through the unique humor of its creators, Don't Quit is a late night happening of improv, music, sketches and offbeat performances you won’t see anywhere else. The critically acclaimed comedy variety... Read More →


Saturday January 23, 2016 12:30pm - 1:50pm
Gramercy West

2:00pm

Master Class: Jenn Colella
You can sing. You can act. But can you do both at the same time? Join Jenn Colella for a master class about song interpretation, and learn to back up your beautiful vocals with the emotions that will take your performance from great to amazing! 


PLEASE NOTE: While this workshop is free with any BroadwayCon ticket, space is limited and adding this to your schedule on Sched.org or the BroadwayCon app does not guarantee entry. To attend you must submit an application at www.broadwaycon.com/workshops

Speakers
avatar for Jenn Colella

Jenn Colella

Jenn Colella graduated magna cum laude from Columbia College in South Carolina and went on to earn her MFA from UC Irvine. In 2003, she made her Broadway debut starring as Sissy in Urban Cowboy, followed by originating roles on Broadway as Laura in High Fidelity and Hedda Hopper in... Read More →


Saturday January 23, 2016 2:00pm - 3:20pm
Gramercy West
 
Sunday, January 24
 

10:30am

Beginner Dance Workshop: Hairspray
You may know every step. You may know every song. But do you know this one? Join Carla J. Hargrove, of Hairspray on Broadway, to learn the show’s iconic finale, “You Can’t Stop the Beat.” 

PLEASE NOTE: While this workshop is free with any BroadwayCon ticket, space is limited and adding this to your schedule on Sched.org or the BroadwayCon app does not guarantee entry. To attend you must submit an application at www.broadwaycon.com/workshops

Speakers
avatar for Carla J. Hargrove

Carla J. Hargrove

Carla J. Hargrove has performed on Broadway, in regional theatre, and internationally as a singer and actress. Her Broadway credits include Little Shop Of Horrors and Hairspray. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Howard University and her Master of Fine Arts degree... Read More →


Sunday January 24, 2016 10:30am - 11:50am
Gramercy West

12:00pm

Master Class: Michael McElroy
Join Michael McElroy of Rent and Big River to explore the tools and techniques to fully engage a musical moment. Through different exercises, we will explore how the actor goes on the journey of living truthfully in the moment, physically engages, and pursues the wants of the songs in the musical theatre canon. 


PLEASE NOTE: While this workshop is free with any BroadwayCon ticket, space is limited and adding this to your schedule on Sched.org or the BroadwayCon app does not guarantee entry. To attend you must submit an application at www.broadwaycon.com/workshops

Speakers
avatar for Michael McElroy

Michael McElroy

As a performer, Michael McElroy’s credits include: Broadway: Next to Normal, Rent, The Wild Party, Big River (Tony nomination 2004, Drama Desk nomination) The Who’s Tommy, Miss Saigon, Patti LuPone on Broadway, High Roller Social Pleasure Club, HAIR (Encores) New York... Read More →


Sunday January 24, 2016 12:00pm - 1:20pm
Gramercy West

3:00pm

Master Class: Tamika Lawrence
Tamika Lawrence, of If/Then, Matilda, and The Book of Mormon, is going to help you hone your pop/rock vocal skills as they relate to musical theatre. Bring 32 bars of a contemporary rock song and work on mastering the balance between a contemporary rock sound and protecting your voice to perform eight shows a week. 


PLEASE NOTE: While this workshop is free with any BroadwayCon ticket, space is limited and adding this to your schedule on Sched.org or the BroadwayCon app does not guarantee entry. To attend you must submit an application at www.broadwaycon.com/workshops

Speakers
avatar for Tamika Lawrence

Tamika Lawrence

Tamika Sonja Lawrence is a Grammy-nominated Actor/Singer/Songwriter. Tamika’s band, “Tamika and The Slay” performs all over the NYC area at some of New York’s best and well-known downtown music venue institutions, including: “The Bitter End” and “Rockwood Music Hall... Read More →


Sunday January 24, 2016 3:00pm - 4:20pm
Gramercy West