Broadway star DEREK KLENA to teach exclusive Montreal masterclass February 26th

In The Wings Promotions announces its next masterclass

After having hosted masterclasses led by Adam Pascal, Seth Rudetsky, Natalie Weiss, Kyle Dean Massey, Andrew Chapelle, and most recently two time Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris, In The Wings Promotions is now thrilled to be bringing Broadway star DEREK KLENA to teach an exclusive masterclass in Montreal on February 26th, 2017.

Broadway star, Derek Klena (Wicked, Bridges of Madison County, Dogfight and this spring’s Anastasia), will hold an exclusive masterclass in Montreal for local performers. During the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to work on musical theatre or pop selections, monologues or scene work. Enrollment in the masterclass is extremely limited and open to participants who will each have one-on-one time with Derek, as well as auditors who can observe and learn from the audience. The masterclass will conclude with a Q & A with Derek and time to grab a selfie or autograph.

Participation Fee: $195 (taxes included)
Observation Fee: $75 (taxes included)
Where: Location TBD
When: Sunday, February 26, 2017
Time: 10:00AM – 1:30PM

**Participation is limited and on a first come, first served basis.

Participants will work individually with Derek and gain useful feedback and coaching on presentation and interpretation. If you are interested in getting a chance to work with Derek, please send an email to Please include in the subject line “Derek Klena Masterclass – Participant” Those participating will need to prepare two contrasting 32 bar cuts of musical theatre or pop songs and bring their book OR prepare a 2 minute monologue OR prepare a scene to work on with another participant. Full payment will need to be made upon confirmation of participation.

An accompanist will be provided.

*For people interested in observing, Reservations are made on a first come, first serve basis by emailing us at Please include in the subject line “Derek Klena Masterclass – Observer” Full payment will need to be made upon confirmation of reservation.


Derek Klena originated the role of Dmitry in Anastasia at Hartford Stage and can be seen as Dmitry this spring on Broadway. Broadway: The Bridges of Madison County (OBC), Wicked (10th Anniversary Company). Off-Broadway: Dogfight (Second Stage, Clive Barnes Award Nom.), Carrie (MCC). Regional: Diner (Signature Theatre (D.C.), Delaware Theatre Company), Unknown Soldier (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Hairspray (Hollywood Bowl). Television: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” (Netflix), “Blue Bloods” (CBS), “Law and Order: SVU” (NBC), “Carrie Diaries” (CW), “Tomorrow People” (CW), “One Bad Choice” (MTV).


In The Wings Promotions actively contributes to the Montreal theatre community by producing special theatrical events along with a masterclass series. Recent productions include Hair, The Who’s Tommy: In Concert, Highlights from Chess: In Concert, Corner of the Sky: The Music of Stephen Schwartz, Like Breathing: Musical Theatre Songs for a New Generation, Barefoot Broadway’s Highlights from “RENT”: In Concert, Music Theatre Montreal’s “The Birthday Party”, Waterworks Company’s “Gidion’s Knot”, Music Theatre Montreal’s, “Cabaret”, CETM’s, “South Park: Smaller, Shorter and Definitely Cut”, “Broadway Gals” and “The Ghosts of Broadway”, In Your Face Entertainment’s “Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris”, The Becket Players’ “Gasoline and Matches”, CETM’s “The Sound of Musicals” and “Barefoot Broadway”.

Check out their next production – “The Last Five Years” – on April 28th, 2017!

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