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Ready to jump into 2022 with new theatre friends, less overwhelm, and a ✨ magical ✨ workshop led by Broadway stars?
No prepwork. No homework. No stress.
Just the 4 hour ⚡ vibe ⚡ you need.
Our goal is to encourage students and their parents to stop overthinking and simply start.
Sunday January 23
Jumpstart is a chance to...
Dance Act Sing Perform
...and do what you love!
✅ Learn tips from Broadway pros, gain new skills, laugh until your cheeks hurt, and have a blast.
✅ Achieve quick wins and finish the day feeling inspired.
✅ Parents: you’ll love this experience too. Watch your teen’s eyes light up, and see that sparkle, hope, and possibility that (perhaps) you haven’t seen much in the last couple years.
Should you come?
✔️ You love musical theatre
✔️ You love singing, dancing, acting (or all three)
✔️ You’re obsessed with shows like Hamilton, Hadestown, Wicked, Dear Evan Hansen, and more
✔️ You would love a chance to meet real-life Broadway performers (and learn from them!)
✔️ You need fresh parenting ideas
✔️ You’ve got questions about theatre as a career for your teen
✔️ You’re in need of meeting other parents with theatre obsessed teens #supportgroup
✔️ You would love a chance to make a game plan for your teen’s wellness and future success
Then you both belong at Jumpstart.
Students learn directly from Broadway pros
while parents have special sessions on supporting their teen artist.
Your Host with the Most
Jumpstart is hosted by Robert Hartwell, Founder of The Broadway Collective, Award-winning musical theatre director and choreographer, and OWN/HGTV television show host. He has performed in 5 Broadway musicals: Memphis, Cinderella, Motown, Nice Work, and Hello, Dolly! University of Michigan BFA Musical Theatre grad.
Sydney been seen in 5 Broadway shows: Memphis, Evita, American Psycho, and Motown. She recently played Megan Markle on Lifetime’s Escaping The Palace. University of Michigan BFA Musical Theatre grad.
Krystina has been seen on Broadway in American Idiot and most recently Mean Girls. She has done numerous Broadway tours, and shot a movie for Disney+ to be announced soon!
You’ve seen Joshua in Cats and Newsies and will catch him later this month in HBO’s new series The Gilded Age with a host of huge Broadway names.
Joelle is an Emotional Intelligence Expert Conversational Educator & Facilitator Co-Founder of the Les Lilas Society: a community that sparks empathy & connection.
Students and Parents *Love*
The Broadway Collective
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Katarina, TBC Student
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Sabrina, Parent of TBC Student
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F A Q
We welcome musical theatre lovers (ages 12 to 18) of all levels at Jumpstart.
Whether you’ve performed in 50 shows–or you’ve never set foot in a rehearsal studio before–you are welcome here.
There will be challenges for every skill level–and so much joy for all.
Students, please set up your at-home rehearsal space. This can be your living room, bedroom, garage, patio, attic, or somewhere else. Make sure you have enough space to move around freely and safely.
We encourage students to come to the workshop rested, hydrated, fueled with good food, and ready to dive in!
There is an all black dress code for Jumpstart.
Students should wear comfortable clothes that allow for movement. This could be yoga pants and a t-shirt, ballet tights and a leotard, or whatever makes you feel comfortable.
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This 4-hour workshop will fly by! After Jumpstart, many students will wonder, “Now what? I want to keep going!”
After Jumpstart, we invite students to enroll in The Academy: our musical theatre program which includes dance, voice, and acting masterclasses (all year long), wellness sessions, performances, a graduation celebration in December, and more.
There are two Academy tracks: Virtual (online training) and Hybrid (combination of online training + in-person training in New York City).
No matter where you live, you can work with our award-winning faculty in 2022.
Ask your child, “At Jumpstart, what is your main goal? What do you want to learn or experience? How can I help you achieve that goal?” Give your child some time to think about this. Discuss together.
We encourage you to attend the parents-only session on January 23. While your child is busy dancing, acting, and singing, parents–we’ve got activities for you too! A great opportunity for you to meet the Broadway Collective faculty and meet fellow parents.
Money is tight right now in our household. Can I get a discount or scholarship for Jumpstart? I’d really like to come.
We understand that it’s frustrating when you have big dreams–and a small budget. However, there are no discounts or scholarships for Jumpstart.
We encourage students to get creative and be resourceful.
Consider, “How could I earn–or raise–the money I need to attend this workshop?”
In the past, we’ve had Broadway Collective students babysit, walk dogs, mow lawns, do bake sales, organize fundraiser performances, and more.
There is always a way to get the funds that you need. $197 is not an unreachable goal. You can do this. And, you’ll feel so proud once you’ve done it.
Please feel free to email hello at bwaycollective dot com.
The Broadway Collective provides musical theatre training to students, ages 12 and up.
Through our innovative online programs, we bring world-class training to your computer screen and your living room. No travel required. We bring Broadway’s top talent to you.
Our star-studded Faculty includes award-winning Broadway performers, choreographers, directors, NYC casting agents, and more.
Bring your dance, voice, acting skills to a whole new level, become a fierce triple-threat, gain a competitive edge, build confidence and make lifelong friends…with the Broadway Collective.
We believe that talent is great, but hard work will carry you much farther. We’re here to give you the work ethic, life skills, and mindset you need to achieve success on Broadway—or wherever else your future may take you.