In The Wings Promotions is thrilled to be bringing STEPHEN TRASK, the co-creator, composer and lyricist of the groundbreaking, Tony Award winning musical HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, to teach an exclusive masterclass for local performers in Montreal on November 13, 2018.
During the masterclass, participants will have the opportunity to work on rock, pop or musical theatre song selections. Enrollment in the masterclass is extremely limited and open to participants who will each have one-on-one time with Stephen, as well as auditors who can observe and learn from the audience. The masterclass will conclude with a Q & A with Stephen and time to grab a selfie or autograph.
Participation Fee: $150
Observation Fee: $75
When: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Time: 6:00PM – 9:00PM
**Participation is limited and on a first come, first served basis.
Participants will work individually with Stephen and gain useful feedback and coaching on presentation and interpretation. If you are interested in getting a chance to work with Stephen, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include in the subject line “Stephen Trask Masterclass – Participant” Those participating will need to prepare two contrasting 32 bar cuts of pop, rock or musical theatre songs and bring their book. An accompanist will be provided. Full payment will need to be made upon confirmation of participation.
For people interested in observing, Reservations are made on a first come, first serve basis by emailing us at email@example.com. Please include in the subject line “Stephen Trask Masterclass – Observer” Full payment will need to be made upon confirmation of reservation.
ABOUT STEPHEN TRASK
STEPHEN TRASK is the creator/composer/lyricist of the Tony Award winning stage musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch, for which he won an Obie Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, a New York Magazine Award, Drama Desk nominations, two Grammy nominations, two GLAMA Awards, and, for the 2001 film version, Entertainment Weekly’s Best Soundtrack Award. He provided arrangements and orchestrations for the Broadway production of Rocky, and wrote original music for the NYTW’s production of Cavedweller, directed by Michael Greif. Stephen has scored dozens of independent and studio films, including The Station Agent, In Good Company, The Savages, Little Fockers, and The Back-Up Plan. Among his current projects is writing music and lyrics for a stage adaption of Martin Scorsese’s The King of Comedy, in collaboration with book writer Chris D’Arienzo (Rock of Ages).
Trask has recorded and performed with Stone Temple Pilots, Sleater-Kinney, Yoko Ono, Bob Mould, Debbie Harry, Lene Lovitch, and many others. He was a founding member and music director of the legendary nightclub Squeezebox, where he backed dozens of New York’s best drag queens and performed with Hole, Green Day, Joey Ramone and more. He co-produced the Say Anything album “…Is a Real Boy,” which remains a popular indie classic.
Don’t miss In the Wings Promotion’s production of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” at Cabaret Mado from November 14-22, 2018!