Yvonne Marceau, ballroom dancer and teacher, joined Broadway Theatre Project’s 2013 season once again this year as a guest artist. Marceau spent the day teaching ballroom and various styles of Latin dance to apprentices. Her classes emphasized proper footwork and the importance of partnering skills in the development of your dance training.
Yvonne Marceau is a founding Artistic Director of American Ballroom Theater. Marceau created and choreographed: “The Countess,” “The Gigolo” and “Grand Hotel” (Astaire Award for Best Dancing on Broadway). Ms. Marceau is a four-time British Exhibition Champion, recipient of the prestigious Dance Magazine Award, recipient of the National Dance Council of America Award and the Dance Educators of America Award.
Broadway Theatre Project (BTP), a nonprofit 501(c) (3) organization, is the renowned musical theatre intensive that provides its apprentices with critical training in the disciplines of acting, dancing and singing, taught by a faculty of accomplished educators and performers. As part of its mission, the program strives to engender apprentices with the personal skills necessary to work and survive in the professional world of performing arts. 2013 Artistic Directors are Debra McWaters and Darren Gibson.
Broadway Theatre Project’s 23rd season is currently taking place July 7- 28, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. Yvonne joins the ranks of Gregory Hines, Austin Pendleton, Julie Andrews, Joel Grey, and Patti Lupone, among many others as a guest faculty member at the Project.
The Broadway Theatre Project’s festival performances take place at 3:00 p.m and 7:00 p.m on July 27th at the University of South Florida. Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or http://bit.ly/12XgZRu.