Spend Your Spring Break Learning from a Broadway Actor

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, February 25, 2021Walton Arts Center is offering a week-long Virtual Broadway Master Class in Musical Theater with award-winning Broadway actor Adam Kantor for students between the ages of 13 and 18. Classes are via Zoom from 6-8 pm Central on March 22-26.

Two registration options are available. Students can fully participate in the 10 hours of instruction and receive direct feedback from Kantor for $250. The class will help participants develop individual audition techniques including perfecting a monologue, acting through the song, finding yourself in the material, best practices and how to tackle choreography. Those who audit the class for $75 can learn from watching others work.

Space is limited for this master class. Registration is open now at www.waltonartscenter.org or by calling 479.443.5600.

Kantor recently won an Outer Critics Circle honor for his performance as Harry in Darling Grenadine at Roundabout Theatre Company. Prior to that, he won a Grammy Award® and an Emmy Award® for his performance in the Tony®-winning Broadway production of The Band’s Visit, in which he played Telephone Guy. Also on Broadway, he starred in Rent as Mark and Next To Normal as Henry, as well as in Fiddler On The Roof as Motel. 

Off-Broadway he played Jaime in the Second Stage revival of The Last Five Years. He also played Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q at New World Stages. On TV he was in “Billions”on Showtime in the role of Pununzio, and “The Good Wife” on CBS in the role of Ezra. 

Along with Brian Bordainick (founder of Dinner Lab) and Benj Pasek (songwriter of LaLa Land and Dear Evan Hansen),  Kantor co-founded StoryCourse which creates interactive immersive dining experiences. He produces StoryCourse events including Saturday Night Seder, a star-studded virtual Passover which raised over $3 million for The CDC Foundation.  Kantor is a graduate of Northwestern University.  

Support for Walton Arts Center is provided, in part, by the Arkansas Arts Council, an agency of the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage, and Tourism, and the National Endowment for the Arts.Walton Arts Center is Arkansas’ largest and busiest performing arts presenter. Each year more than 200,000 people from Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma and beyond attend more than 300 public events at Walton Arts Center, including performances, rehearsals, community gatherings, receptions, weddings and more. Approximately 35,000 students and teachers participate annually in arts learning programs at Walton Arts Center, and almost 250 volunteers donate 28,000 hours of time each year to its operations. Walton Arts Center presents entertainers and artists from around the world including Broadway musicals, renowned dance companies, international artists, up-and-coming jazz musicians and more. As a non-profit organization, Walton Arts Center enjoys the generous support of public sector funding, corporate sponsorship and private donors, allowing audience members to enjoy world-class performances at a great price. To learn more about Walton Arts Center, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.