Musical Theatre Dance Workshop with Raymond Marc Dumont AEA/SDC
Join Ray and fellow Orono community members in this upbeat and informative Musical Theatre Dance Workshop with director and choreographer Raymond Marc Dumont AEA/SDC. Ray will teach combinations and numbers from A Chorus Line and Chicago.
Ray has directed and choreographed musical theatre productions all over Southern and Central Maine. As a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association, he has performed professionally at numerous regional theatres across the United States. Favorite productions include A Chorus Line, Grand Hotel, Cabaret, Chicago and Blood Brothers. Ray also spent many joyful summers at Maine State Music Theatre, serving in numerous capacities over a 10 year period. In 1999, he became Managing Director of Maine State Music Theatre, a post he held until 2003. During that time, Ray had the honor of producing the world premiere of a new version of Frank Leosser’s Hans Christian Anderson, with a new book by Maury Yeston, as well as the northern New England premieres of Titanic and The Scarlet Pimpernel. In recent MSMT seasons, Ray has appeared as Andy Lee/Bert Berry in 42nd Street, a Gangster in The Drowsy Chaperone and as Carmen Ghia in The Producers as well as having the pleasure of directing a fully staged and costumed production of Rent and choreographing Gypsy. In 2014 he directed and choreographed Into The Woods (Lyric Theatre), Grey Gardens (Mad Horse Theatre) and Cabaret (Mad Horse/Razer Entertainment), all of which were named as critics’ choices by BroadwayWorld.com. This summer, he will choreograph Fame and direct/choreograph Shrek Jr., both at MSMT.
This workshop is free and open to the public. Come ready to move!