The CompleteAudition Workshop


Led by Lau Lapides and Celia Slattery

Saturday, October 14

Lau Lapides Company, Wellesley

In this hands-on workshop, learn everything you need to know to ace your musical theater auditions! Take one session or both – it’s up to you!  The workshops will be followed by an (optional) showcase for invited family and friends.

Session I: Preparing for Your Acting Audition                                                                                      

9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Learn how to:

  • Pick the best monologue to fit you and the show
  • Play a compelling intention to bring energy to your performance
  • Use your voice and body language effectively
  • Present your best self
  • Prepare for cold readings and improvisation
  • Manage stagefright
  • And much more!

Note: Actors should come prepared with a monologue if they would like to receive coaching

Session II: Preparing for Your Singing Audition    

2:00 – 5:30 PM

Learn how to:

  • Choose repertoire for your singer’s “book”
  • Pick the best song or songs to fit you and the show
  • Make effective 16 and 32 bar cuts
  • Match your vocal style with the musical genre of the show
  • Act the song
  • Work with an accompanist effectively
  • And much more!

Note: There will be a limited opportunity for singers to be coached.  If interested, indicate on your registration form and come prepared off-book with sheet music in your key.  Accompanist provided. 

About the workshop leaders:

Lau Lapides is founder, lead coach and president of Lau Lapides Company, a boutique coaching and management company for models, talent and business professionals, with studios located in Wellesley, New York City and Miami.  An award-winning actor and director, Lau holds an MFA in acting from the University of California, Irvine.


Celia Slattery is a veteran singer and Voice and Performance Coach. Originally trained in theater, she went on to study Voice and Jazz at New Engand Conservatory.  Celia is certified in Somatic Voicework(tm) The Lovetri Method, and is an adjunct faculty member at Salem State and Lesley Universities.


The Complete Musical Theater Audition Workshop

When: Sat. October 14
Where: Lau Lapides Company, 149 Cedar Street, Wellesley
Cost: $129/session, $210/full day

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