Arts & Entertainment

Tony-Nominated Broadway Star Teaches Acting Workshop in Scotch Plains

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Broadway and Disney Channel star Kevin Chamberlin teaches singing technique to a young student. Credits: John Mooney
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Young singer. Credits: John Mooney
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Performers sang in front of the crowd. Credits: John Mooney
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Maggie Graham, owner of Stagecraft Studio and Kevin Chamberlin. Credits: John Mooney
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Participants got to perform before a live audience and receive critique from Broadway star Kevin Chamberlin at Stagecraft Studio in Scotch Plains. Credits: John Mooney
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Kevin Chamberlin leads the students in song. Credits: John Mooney
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Kevin Chamberlin (back row, center) and his master class participants on Saturday at Stagecraft Studio in Scotch Plains. Credits: John Mooney
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Mayor Al Smith, broadcasting on Facebook Live, welcomes Kevin Chamberlin to Scotch Plains. Credits: John Mooney
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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Tony Award-nominated Broadway, TV and film star Kevin Chamberlin came to Stage Craft Studio in Scotch Plains today to teach a Broadway Workshop.

Chamberlin is one of the few actors ever nominated for Tony Awards in three out of four acting categories: Best Actor in a Play (Dirty Blonde), Best Actor in a Musical (Seussical) and Best Featured Actor in a Musical (The Addams Family). He also received Drama Desk nominations for those roles. The actor made his film debut in 1995 by playing Charlie the bomb diffuser in "Die Hard With A Vengeance" and plays "Bertram" on the Disney Channel series, Jessie. A New Jersey native, he holds a BFA in Acting from Rutgers' Mason Gross School of the Arts.

"We'd like to thank Kevin for taking time out of his super busy schedule to be with us today. He is stepping into the role of The Wizard in Wicked on Broadway this Tuesday, so we caught him just in time," said Steve Graham, managing director of Stage Craft Studio. 

Stage Craft Studio offers classes in musical theatre, improvisation, vocal technique, and dance. It also offers a summer Musical Theatre Camp for performers Ages 4-14. Visit www.stagecraftstudio.com for more information. 

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