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Virtual Master Class
Virtual Master Class

Sat, Oct 24



Virtual Master Class

Breaking Into L.A. Stage, Screen, & The Music Scene

Time & Location

Oct 24, 2020, 10:00 AM


About the Event

Los Angeles is called the "Creative Capital of the World", because one in every six residents work in a creative industry. If this city is on your radar to launch a performing arts career, learn all the tips of how to network, open doors in Hollywood and live in "L.A.",  THE motion picture and performing arts hub.

Mother-Son duo, Cheryl and Ellington, have decades of L.A. experience, from both film and stage, in the "triple threat" world of dance, vocals, and acting- plus the thriving music scene. They share how to land an audition, navigate the work environment on stage and on set, and success in career longevity. Bring your questions and be ready for "lights, camera, action!"

This class is recommended for ages 15+


Cheryl has been in the entertainment business for over 40 years working in theater, commercials, film and television.  She started her career as an assistant choreographer to Gene Kelly and Kenny Ortega in Coppola's film, One From The Heart and went on to assist Meryl Streep in Death Becomes Her.  She has worked on over 20 films including Xanadu, Tap, Grease 2, Pennies From Heaven, This Is It with Michael Jackson and The Muppet Movie.  She has danced beside such legends as @Gregory Hines, Sammy Davis Jr., The Nicholas Brothers, Donald O'Connor and performed on the VMA Music Awards with Miley Cyrus.  Television credits include Glee, The Academy and Golden Globes, How I Met Your Mother, Community TV Show, Mike & Molly and Crazy Ex-Girlfriend to name a few.  Cheryl was also in Kids From Wisconsin from 1975-1977

Ellington is turning his passion toward songwriting.Ellington is an actor, musician, singer, dancer, who is best known for being the drummer and one-fifth of R5 Band.  Along with the rest of his crew he was signed with Hollywood Records and toured the USA, Europe, Asia and South America for the past ten years.  The band has performed on Good Morning America, Ellen DeGeneres show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Radio Disney Music Awards and performed at The White House for President Obama.  He started early as an actor in commercials, tv and film at the age of 3 and at age 12 he was in the original company of Jason Robert Browns musical "13" in L.A.  Other credits include Criminal Minds, So You Think You Can Dance, General Hospital, Raising Hope, The Muppet Movie, Victorious and grown-ish.

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