Broadway Beyond! (A Musical Theatre Intensive Workshop)

Students in this workshop will rehearse and perform a series of Broadway, Disney & Off-Broadway tunes, all within a single day! Selections will include 13: The Musical, Disney’s Aladdin, Disney’s Newsies, Mean Girls, Anastasia, Shrek: The Musical, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Big Fish, Into the Woods, and more! The participating performers will receive guidance and training under the expertise of local voice coach Paul Pitts. The show they prepare within that day will be free to all invited guests of the performers.

Saturday September 23rd

  • TIME: 10AM – 6PM
  • GRADES: 5th – 12th
  • MAX: 12 Students

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Workshop Instructor:

Paul Herbert Pitts is a native from St. Louis, MO and holds a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Music Performance/Education-Voice and a minor in Theater Dance at/from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville and currently finishing a Masters in Secondary Fine Arts Administration & Education from the University of Phoenix.

He has taught in the public education system for over ten years as a middle school and high school music, choir and theater director/teacher as well as directing many school drama productions such as West Side Story, Into the Woods, Xanadu Jr., The Wiz, Starmites, Hairspray Jr., Disney’s The Lion King Jr., Seussical the Musical and Little Shop of Horrors to name a few.  Before moving to Indiana in 2023, Paul had performed in many professional and local community theater productions  in St. Louis/Metro East IL.

Some of his theatrical credits as a performer  include, You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown (Snoopy), Hairspray (Seaweed), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat (Judah), The Wiz (Tinman), A Chorus Line (Richie) with the St. Louis Hawthorne Players, Pippin (Leading Player) with Summer Stage Theater, Shrek the Musical (Donkey) with Hard Road Theater Company, Lost in the Stars (Jared) with St. Louis Union Avenue Opera Company, and choreographed Bye! Bye! Birdie with Alton Little Theater as well as served as music director for the SIUE Youth Summer Musicals. Some of his favorites were Willy Wonka Jr. and Broadway’s Peter Pan to name a few. He has also worked as a voice teacher at COCA and STAGES St. Louis.

In 2019, Paul Herbert was awarded the Community Fine Arts of Education Award by the 100 Black Men of Alton for his dedication to young people in the arts and education and the quality of their excellent work of performance.

He loves and enjoys teaching musical theater, performance techniques , and vocals to students go see them reach their goals as future stars in the fine arts world!

"Theatre is immediate, it's alive, you're there with the audience, it can't be done again and again and again and again, it's organic" ~ Kim Cattrall