Choral program a rocking experience

NANAIMO - Headliners hosts an information session about its upcoming Rock IT Chorus Saturday (April 20).

Headliners School of Performing Arts is ready to help youth explore their vocal talents during a new program, Rock It Chorus.

The chorus is led by J. Douglas Dodd and special guests and is meant for teens and participants up to the age of 30.

It is intended to help singers, actors and performers who are interested in learning, experimenting, developing and combining avant-garde performance concepts with musical theatre concepts.

Participants will learn performance skills, vocal techniques and choreographed or theatrical stage movements. They get a chance to use these skills during a live stage performance at the end of the program.

The program is six weeks, plus the final performance, and rehearsals are weekly 2-4 p.m. The fee for the course is $249.

An information session about the program is being held Saturday (April 20) 2-3 p.m. at Headliners, located at 2231 McGarrigle Rd.

For more information or to register for the program please call 250-585-1811 or e-mail headlin

Headliners is also offering Singing Essentials, a programs that allows participants to explore pop music live onstage. The next session starts April 30 and runs six-weeks on Tuesdays 4-6 p.m.

It offers 12 hours of music instruction, which concludes with a onstage concert. Registration for the program is $249.

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