Master class with legendary performer Avery Sommers.
Learn the the art of bringing a song to life!
● Vocal training
● Choosing material
● Song presentation & blocking
● Acting the song (motivation, subtext)
● Dressing the part
TEENS: ages 15 – 19
This class will be capped at 10 students.
When: Saturdays 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm | June 01 – July 27 (8 weeks)
Where: Actor’s Rep | 1000 N. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Instructor: Avery Sommers
Avery Sommers is an award-winning actress, singer, and director whose voice has been described as a “powerhouse” by The New York Times. Avery appeared on Broadway in Ain’t Misbehavin’, Show Boat, and Chicago. She delighted audiences in the national tour of Chicago with Chita Rivera and Joel Grey. Her portrayal of Matron Momma Morton garnered her the L.A. Ovation Award for that production of Chicago. She performed the role of Jewel in the first national tour of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas with Ann-Margret.
In 2016, Avery sold out two performances of her one-woman show, You’re Gonna Hear from Me, in Dreyfoos Hall, and in 2018 she sold out her new show For Sentimental Reasons in Persson Hall, both at the Kravis Center. Avery also performed For Sentimental Reasons and her cabaret show Love…It’s Magic to sold-out houses at Arts Garage.
Avery has been nominated multiple times for The Carbonell Award. She won the award for her one-woman show But Not For Me at The Caldwell Theatre. She was also nominated for her portrayal of Bessie Smith in The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith at Arts Garage, Motormouth Maybelle in Hairspray at Actors’ Playhouse, and Sheila in Jimmy Buffett’s Don’t Stop the Carnival at Coconut Grove Playhouse.
Avery showcases her unique vocal artistry on her highly acclaimed album, You’re Gonna Hear from Me.