Musical Theatre Audition Masterclass – Grades 9-12 – Collegiate Pursuits

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When and Where

Friday, September 15, 6:30-9:30 PM at Willow Bend Center of the Arts


$115 for Sophomore-Senior Students (Full Participation)
$35 for Freshman and JACE Students (Observation Only)

About the Masterclass

Join OU Musical Theatre’s Mandy Jiran in a three hour masterclass, focusing on vocal technique in musical theatre auditions. Students will learn and participate in a detailed vocal warm up, utilizing physical movement and focused breath work. Emphasis will be given to articulators, building coordination, and tension release. Class emphasis will be on vocal techniques for musical theatre, acting through song, and singing audition advice.

About Mandy Jiran

Mandy Jiran headshotAssociate Professor of Voice in the Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre at the University of Oklahoma, Mandy Jiran is an active teacher, music director, and performer. She’s had the privilege of working with students that have gone on to Broadway, National Tours, Regional and stock theatres all over the country. Mandy’s professional credits include Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma, Kansas City Starlight Theatre, Casa Mañana, Great Plains Theatre Festival, and the Main St. Theatre. She is a frequent soloist with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, most recently co-starring with Tony nominee, Max Von Essen in the Philharmonic’s The Christmas Show. Her music director credits include The Wild Party, Legally Blonde and A Christmas Carol at the University of Oklahoma and numerous productions at the Sooner Theatre and Lyric Theatre’s Thelma Gaylord Academy.

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