Tony Award-winning ‘Rent’ star Wilson Jermaine Heredia to teach exclusive Montreal masterclass May 20th

In the Wings Promotions brings Broadway star to the Mainline for musical theatre workshop

In The Wings Promotions is thrilled to be bringing Tony Award/Drama Desk Award winning RENT star WILSON JERMAINE HEREDIA to teach an exclusive masterclass in Montreal on May 20, 2017.

RENT’S Tony Award/Drama Desk Award winning original Angel, WILSON JERMAINE HEREDIA 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 Wilson, as well as auditors who can observe and learn from the audience. The masterclass will conclude with a Q & A with Wilson and time to grab a selfie or autograph.

Participation Fee: $195 (taxes included)*
Observation Fee: $75 (taxes included)**
Where: MainLine Theatre Mini Main, 3997 boul. St-Laurent, Montreal
When: Saturday, May 20, 2017
Time: 10:00AM – 2:00PM

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

Participants will work individually with Wilson and gain useful feedback and coaching on presentation and interpretation. If you are interested in getting a chance to work with Wilson, please send an email to Please include in the subject line “Wilson Jermaine Heredia 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 “Wilson Jermaine Heredia Masterclass – Observer” Full payment will need to be made upon confirmation of reservation.

SPACE IS LIMITED!!! To reserve your spot to participate or observe, email us at


Wilson Jermaine Heredia was born in Williamsburg, Brooklyn to Dominican parents. He was looking at a career in medicine but a regional play of Taming Of The Shrew convinced him that theater and the arts were in his future. Since then he performed as a back up dancer and choreographer for local pop acts and then graduated to lead singer in alternative rock bands in Hunter College where he attended the Film and Theatre program. His theater credits include: The New Americans by Elizabeth Swados, Popolvuh by Ralph Lee, La Cage Aux Folles, and most notably RENT for which he received the 1996 Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and an Olivier nomination for the British production. He then reprised the role of Angel in the 2005 film, RENT, directed by Chris Columbus.

Additional film credits include: Flawless by Joel Schumacher, acting opposite Robert DeNiro and Phillip Seymor Hoffman, Red Butterfly by Jon Alston, Girl From the Naked Eye by David Ren, and most recently The Rainbow Bridge Motel by Scott Rubin. TV credits include: Law & Order: SVU, Medium, Without a Trace, and most recently Banshee on Cinemax.

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