Recommended for grades 6 - 12
Actress-Singer-Writer Kayla Catan: As an NYC-based actor, Kayla has performed in higher-caliber venues, both professionally
in New York and in 1,000+ seat theaters nationwide. Kayla will be discussing her journey in the theatre world, leading to her career in NYC. From attending theatre camps and participating in musicals and plays throughout middle and high school, this led her to Muhlenberg College for Theatre and English where she studied liberal arts. She learned every facet of theatre arts, not just acting. Kayla attended a semester at Academia dell'Arte in Arezzo, Italy, focusing on physical acting, clowning, mask work, and much more! Tune in to learn more about her many endeavors of the Broadway world.
ABOUT MEET THE EXPERTS: LEARN ABOUT THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY—FIRST HAND!
As part of a career-preparedness series, learn about the entertainment industry and the different opportunities available to those inspired by the arts! From performing on stage to production and management, there is a lot more to learn than meets the eye as an audience member. This series will consist of performers and professionals that represent many genres and those who make it happen. Meet the Expert will provide an eye opening opportunity to understand the everyday practices of professionals in the theater world. The sessions are aimed towards 6th -12th graders across Eagle County. Meet the Expert aims to reach a new age bracket, not normally served by STARS, reaching out to middle and high school students with insightful information for career development or inspiration. The VPAC will present artists and professionals who will lead a 45-60 minute session where they talk about their career, combined with a presentation or performance and live Q&A.
WHERE: A Zoom livestream event — enjoy it from your home or classroom.
WHAT: Educational sessions exploring the many opportunities in th