Andi Garner, the Director & Choreographer of Live Oak’s critically acclaimed production of NEWSIES, will offer classes in Advanced Tap and Musical Theatre & Hip Hop on Mondays.
“I’m excited about teaching this year! I spent my summer in New York researching every new Broadway show out there!” said Andi Garner. “My hip hop musical theatre class will implement all the new stylings of current Broadway while singing, dancing, storytelling, using props and more. My tap classes are for ages 12+ who have tapped before. This year we will explore storytelling, advanced rhythms, and intricate steps.”
Follow us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/LiveOakTheatre.
About Musical Theatre & Hip Hop – Ages 12+, This dance class is geared towards Musical Theatre performers who would like to learn current technique used in many of the musicals that are currently on Broadway today. Mondays, 6:00 – 6:50pm.
About Tap (Advanced) – Ages 12+, Advanced techniques in Tap for those with 2+ years of prior experience. Learning Tap gives ear training and the ability to learn complicated rhythm patterns. Mondays, 7:00 – 7:50pm.
About Andi Sperduti Garner – Andi has performed professionally for the past 30 years. She has been choreographing and directing for the past 20 years. She has performed/ choreographed and Directed for Empress Cruise lines, Universal Studios, Fl., Theatre by the Sea, RI., Peach State Summer Theatre, GA., Big Band at the Savoy with the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, SC., Lees-McRae professional summer theatre, NC., She was on the artistic staff and resident dance captain for Show Palace Entertainment 2001-2016. Andi has taught Tap, Acting, Modern and Musical Theatre at John Leggio’s school of performing arts. Artistry Dance and theatre Academy, Diana’s Dance Express and Andi’s Academy of Performing Arts and Elsa Pardo in Tampa. She was a judge with Fusion National Dance. She also started the Theatre program at Bishop McLaughlin And Notre Dame Catholic schools. Favorite roles: Millie Dillmount (Handy Award Best Actress) In Thoroughly Modern Millie, Norma Cassidy in Victor/ Victoria, and Lois/ Bianca in Kiss me Kate just to name a few.
About the Live Oak Conservatory Programs
Live Oak Theatre & Conservatory is – above all – a family friendly theatre program which exists to enrich families, individuals, and the community by providing positive artistic experiences in the Performing Arts – including excellent, affordable, and edifying family friendly entertainment, performance, and educational opportunities.
We offer group classes and private lessons in acting, improv, youth art, musical theatre, singing, hip hop, tap, jazz, ballet, Acro, and most musical instruments including piano, guitar, and violin.
To compliment Live Oak Theatre’s tradition of bringing top notch musical theatre entertainment and training to our community, our Conservatory offers classes in dance, music and drama which together make up a well-rounded and versatile performing arts educational program. Children… and adults… can take these classes to enhance their creative and artistic skills and combine them with other fine arts and performing arts skills. The Live Oak Conservatory is Hernando County’s one stop destination for education in the performing arts!