This podcast is dedicated to performers who want to be their very best.

Episode 17 features an interview with Singer, Producer, Director and Principal of the American Musical Theatre Academy, Kenneth Avery-Clark.

Each episode focuses on an element of performance to help you be your very best.  It also includes vocal tips and tricks, interviews and an exclusive look behind the scenes of a Producer & Musical Director.

THIS EPISODE: Studying in London: Studying in New York

This episode features an interview with Singer, Producer, Director and Principal of the American Musical Theatre Academy, Kenneth Avery-Clark.  We talk about his life and principals, and setting up the American Musical Theatre Academy both in London and New York.

Kenneth is an accomplished West End actor, writer, director, and producer and is a co-founder and the Principal of AMTA. He recently directed the Broadway Revival version of GODSPELL, which toured the UK. West End acting credits include THE PRODUCERS, RAGTIME, SWEET CHARITY, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, and 125th STREET. He has shared the stage with Nathan Lane, Lee Evans, Liza Minnelli, Elton John, Olivia Newton-John, Elaine Paige and others. He has performed for British Royalty on two occasions and for the prestigious Chichester Festival in the critically acclaimed production of THE MUSIC MAN. In 2014, Kenneth performed in the musical he co-wrote, THE SINGING TEACHER, off the West End. He is dedicated to helping young performers reach their full potential and realize their dreams.

SHOW LINKS

AMTA (American Musical Theatre Academy) www.theamta.com

Kenneth Avery-Clark on Twitter: @KAveryClark


Russell Scott has been in the music industry, professionally, for over 35 years working in the worlds of Classical and Musical Theatre. He is not only a Producer and Musical Director, but an accomplished Singer and Vocal Coach.

As a performer he has performed all over the world, as a soloist and with leading choirs and orchestras. With over 100,000 record sales across his 4 solo albums, he’s also appeared on countless film soundtracks, opera, pop and musical theatre recordings.

His company, Russell Scott Entertainment Limited has developed into a successful and reputable entertainment production company specialising in creating and producing high profile, high-end productions. It has produced a number of hugely successful shows across the UK including ‘An Evening of Don Black’, ‘An Evening of Tim Rice’, ‘The Wonderful World of Ashman, Menken & Schwartz, and ‘From Stage And Screen… And Back Again!’ which raised over £15,000 for charity. He produced the critically acclaimed ‘Godspell In Concert’ at the Lyric Theatre in London’s West End in 2014 which went on to tour the UK in 2015.

Specialising in ‘performance’, he regularly directs masterclasses and workshops, and has worked with choirs and ensembles around the UK including the acclaimed Military Wives Choir. He is Musical Director of Next Stage Choir and Waddesdon Manor Choir.

Russell Scott is also producer of the UK Choir Festival.

Russell leads an enormously busy life having achieved great success in the cross-over of genres. Music is his soul and his passion, and he is committed to finding and developing new musical talent, giving opportunity to those with the ability and dedication to succeed at the highest level.

His website: http://russellscottentertainment.com

His YouTube channel:  A Life In Music with Russell Scott

His Facebook Page: A Life in Music with Russell Scott

His Twitter account: @RUSSELLSCOTTUK

His Podcast: A Life in Music with Russell Scott

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