Rae Lindenberg & Michael Kushner
Rae is so excited to be back helping to teach the first part of this course ("Breaking Into the Business") alongside her mentor, Carole Dibo. Rae has been a student at ATC since 2009 and worked alongside the ATC gang for 4 years. She graduated with a Theatre degree from North Central College and works as an actress in Chicago, as well as a freelance graphic designer and audition tape editor. ATC has always been a home for her and she can't wait to return and help others... break into the business! //
Michael is NYC’s leading multi-hyphenate. Catch Michael every other Thursday, 7pm EST live, on My Broadway Memory with Broadway Podcast Network. Performance: On the Town at Barrington Stage (Pre Broadway, Directed by John Rando), Much Ado About Nothing at Barrington Stage (Directed by Julie Boyd), Sons on the Prophet at GableStage (Directed by Joe Adler). He is the creator of his one man show, Moo With Me (Directed by Max Crumm). Photography: Featured in The NYTimes, Vogue, The Tony Awards, Playbill, and more. Creator of The Dressing Room Project. Michael has photographed Idina Menzel, Julie Andrews, and many more notable artists. Producing: Michael is one of the founding members of Musical Theatre Factory, currently in residency with Playwrights Horizons, and was awarded the first ever MTF Builder Award. Emmy Nominated web series, Indoor Boys, created by Wes Taylor and Alex Wyse, XaveMePlease, starring Isaac Powell, (Frameline43 Festival in San Fran), Moments in the Woods (A Virtual Gala for the HFWAA featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda). Active participant with Covenant House. or www.michaelkushnerphotography.com. Podcast: Dear Multi-Hyphenate with Broadway Podcast Network. Proud AEA Member. Ithaca College BFA Musical Theatre. @themichaelkushner and @thedressingroomproject on Instagram.
About the course
In this 3-week course, taught by rotating roster for industry professionals, students will learn how to find and get auditions without an agent, and how to make a competitive self taped audition Take your career into your own hands and start booking jobs on your own.