Kate Rockwell bleached out her brain cells in the Original Broadway Cast of Mean Girls: the Musical, originating the role of pretty-but-dim Karen Smith, for which she earned a Helen Hayes nomination during their out of town tryout in Washington DC as well as a Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.
Her previous Broadway credits include originating the role of Skylar in Bring It On: The Musical, Sherrie in Rock of Ages, Margot in Legally Blonde, and Hair. Some of her favorite regional credits include Mabel Normand in the world premiere of Hollywood at La Jolla Playhouse, Carrie Pipperidge in Carousel at Arena Stage (for which she received a Helen Hayes nomination), and Belle in Beauty and the Beast at The Muny. Her TV/Film credits include "High Maintenance," "Deadbeat," and Sex and the City:The Movie. She is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University.
Where: Online via Zoom
What: Come sit with us! Students will receive masterful advice from Kate in a lecture on what she has learned in her many successful years in the industry including tips on auditions, living in New York, agents, casting directors, schools/programs, and SO much more. We want to mentor our students with the very best Actors to give them everything we wish we knew starting out. That way they can succeed faster with less mistakes. A coach can help train their talent, but only a mentor can show them the way. 10 participants will perform 16-32 bars of their audition cuts and get individualized critiques from Kate and her own powerhouse voice on how to improve the quality of their work. Q&A to finish.
How Long: 2.5 hours
Performing Cost: $149 (Limited to 10 students)
Auditing Cost: $25 (Will learn by watching. No participation.)