Skyline Theatre Company, Bergen County’s most established professional theatre company, announces registration is now open for its Broadway Dance Workshop to be held on Monday, July 12 from 1:00pm-5:00pm on Skyline’s stage in Bergen County. The one-day workshop is limited to 12 participants ages 12-18 and will be led by Broadway dancers and choreographers. Registration fee is $105 and additional details can be found on Skyline’s website.
Workshop instructors will include dancers and choreographers from Broadway’s Kinky Boots, Mary Poppins, Elf the Musical and countless others. Elizabeth Earley-Tostado, Elyse Niederee and Charlie Sutton will teach participants actual Broadway musical choreography on Skyline’s stage in Bergen County’s Fair Lawn. Teen dancers will experience an afternoon of fun, skills-building, and in-person camaraderie.
“We at Skyline Theatre Company are thrilled to be able to safely open our stage door this summer for our inaugural Broadway Dance Workshop,” said Skyline’s co-founder and Artistic Director Sam Scalamoni. “I know the teen dancers who join us on July 12 will have an unforgettable afternoon thanks to our Broadway dancer and choreographer instructors.”
Elizabeth Earley-Tostado spent four magical and hard-working years on the road with Disney's “Mary Poppins” where she performed, taught and trained many performers as Dance Captain and Swing. Elizabeth went on to play the role of Mary multiple times regionally. Performing highlights include the original revival cast of Broadway's "Hello Dolly!" with Bette Midler, Bernadette Peters, and Donna Murphy where Elizabeth assisted Bette, dance captained and performed. Elizabeth was an original swing on "Something Rotten!" on Broadway. She functioned as Casting Dance Supervisor for Broadway's "Miss Saigon" revival and the revival of “Sunset Boulevard.”
Elyse Niederee is a performer and teacher based in New York City. She has performed and taught all over the world. Some favorite credits are “King Kong Broadway” (swing), “Elf The Musical” National Tour (Swing/Dance Captain), and “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers”(Martha). She infuses her love of dance and performing into her teaching and loves working with dancers young and old, encouraging her students' individuality and talent.
Charlie Sutton is a dancer, choreographer and Co-Artistic Director with almost two decades of Broadway experience. He has originated and danced in 10 Broadway shows, and has worked with Tony award- winning directors and choreographers. He is the Associate Choreographer for Broadway’s “Diana” which will open this fall. He was the 2019 resident for the Jerome Robbins Springboard Project. His Broadway dance and choreography credits include “American in Paris,” “Kinky Boots,” “How to Succeed in Business,” “Lysistrata Jones,” “Catch Me If You Can,” “Woman On the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown,” “The Addams Family,” “Crybaby,” “La Cage aux Follies,” and “Wicked.”
Founded in 1995, the mission of Skyline Theatre Company mission is to bring together professional artists to create quality theatre that entertains and inspires an audience. We make commitments to the education of young people in all aspects of the arts and to cultivating and nurturing new artists and their works.
Skyline Theatre Company is a proud Associate Equity Theatre Member of the New Jersey Theatre Alliance. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Skyline Theatre Company depends on private donations, corporate sponsorships, grants, and supportive audiences to fund its programming. Funding is made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on Arts/Department of State, through grant funds administered by the Bergen County Department of Parks, Division of Cultural and Historic Affairs.
Skyline Theatre Company enjoys warm support for bringing inspirational, professional theatre to Bergen County and Northern New Jersey.