As Ventura County’s only professional theater, we’re proud to offer professional-level training to the residents of our region. Whether you’re pursuing theater with an eye towards working professionally or you’re simply a hobbyist, we believe everyone should have the chance to get up on stage! These classes are for the young and old who are interested in understanding the discipline of the performing arts and learning about themselves in the process.
with Broadway Veteran
Abdul Hamid Royal
November 9, 2019 | 10:00 AM | Class fee $125
Mr. Royal is currently sharing his artistry with Rubicon’s audiences as the Musical Director of Big River. On November 9th he will share his decades of professional experience with student artists in this intense two-hour audition workshop. The class will be particularly helpful for rising seniors hoping to pursue theatre as part of their higher education, or for younger students who are participating in school or extracurricular performing arts programs.
Abdul Hamid is a performer, Musical Director, composer, arranger and teaching artist. His Broadway credits as a composer/arranger include Five Guys Named Moe, Truly Blessed, Body and Soul, Twist, Cole Porter Festival, Colors of Christmas. He’s worked with recording artists Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, Peabo Bryson, Melissa Manchester, Liza Minelli, Ashford & Simpson, Jennifer Holliday, Patti LaBelle, Christina Aguilera, Jason Mraz, Stevie Wonder, Ty Herndon, David Foster, LA Philharmonic and Phil Collins.
Rubicon Rehearsal Room
1006 E Main St Ventura, CA 93001
Enter through the Laurel St door.
Video interview with master teacher, Abdul Hamid Royal, where he talks about his current project, Big River, and freeing ourselves from imposed limitations.
(click the sound button, on the video screen bottom right, to unmute)