Hilton Garden Inn – University Place
3454 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA
The hotel has a complimentary shuttle that goes within 3 miles of the hotel. Point Park is within that radius.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
12:45p Point Park Campus, Troy Centofanto, Director of Artistic Recruitment, will meet the families in the "Urban Park at the Academic Village" (near the water feature). It is located on the corner of Wood St. and Blvd of the Allies. The campus map is here: https://www.pointpark.
1p-2:30p MT Vocal Master Class with Zeva Barzell, Point Park Director of Musical Theatre, on the Point Park Campus.
A pianist will be provided - please bring 2 one minute (32-bar) songs of your choice and sheet music. Bring headshot and resume stapled, and dress comfortably.
3p-4p Tour Point Park University theatre/musical theatre department and info session with Zeva
Parents and students may both attend tour, class, and info session
Zeva Barzell, who is beloved by her students, was ranked twice as Outstanding Teacher state-wide, listed in Who's Who Among American Teachers, and named Outstanding Teacher by the senior class at Point Park two years in a row. She has trained under some of the most influential directors from all over the globe, and worked extensively as a professional performer.
Sunday, September 17th, 2023
CARNEGIE MELLON campus tour
9a-11a Monologue Master Class with Andrew Smith at the Hilton Garden Inn - University Place
Bring 2 college audition monologues of your choice. Andrew will choose one monologue and work with each student individually, and give you adjustments and direction. Bring headshot and resume, and dress comfortably.
Andrew Smith is a Carnegie Mellon acting professor. Before joining the prestigious faculty in 2014, he taught and received his Masters in Acting at the University of California, San Diego where he was honored with the Teaching Excellence Award. Carnegie Mellon is the oldest BFA in Drama in the nation, and this class gives students the chance to work with and learn from one of the department's great acting teachers. You will come away enlightened and enriched.
11a-11:15a Q&A with Andrew
12p-1p Campus tour of Carnegie Mellon University. Meet in the lobby of the Purnell Center for the Arts.
Parents and students may both attend class, Q&A, and campus tour.
This class is not affiliated with or sponsored by Carnegie Mellon University
WEEKEND PARTICIPATION FEE $450 PER STUDENT REGISTRANT (INCLUDES PARENTS)
Point Park Master Class, tour, and program overview
Master Class with Andrew Smith, plus Q&A and CMU campus tour
Enrollment is limited to the first 12 students.
You will get an email before the class with more details and any last-minute updates.
No refunds and participation is nontransferable