High School Masterclass Pricing
You can choose ONE of our Wolfbane professionals to come to your classroom and interact with your students on a topic that he or she has real life experience in.
You can choose TWO of our Wolfbane professionals to come to your classroom. These can be divided up into two seperate class times, or put together in one longer assembly
You can choose THREE of our Wolfbane professionals to come to your classroom. These can be divided up into multiple class times, or put together in one longer assembly
Ken Arpino is a New York based actor, writer, and improvisor with over 10 years of industry experience both in-front and behind the table. Off Broadway: My Big Gay Italian Wedding (starring Anthony Wilkinson) and The Christmas Rose (starring Jane Seymour). Broadway National/International Tours: Mamma Mia, Legally Blonde: the Musical, and Hairspray. Proud member of AEA. Ken is the creator, writer, and star of the acclaimed original comedies The Queens Project (starring BJ Gruber and Trey Gerrald) and The Assumption of Mallie (starring Clay Aiken and Keala Settle). He will also appear in the new Starz original web series Boys vs Girls premiering in the fall of 2016. Ken is an Emerson College graduate with a degree in Marketing Communications and Arts Management. Since graduating, he has worked as a freelance casting agent with Finn Hiller Casting in Los Angeles (Iron Man) and a variety of regional theaters all over the US. He is also a graduate of the advanced study comedy program at the Upright Citizens Brigade for both improv and sketch writing. He can be seen performing around New York with his indie teams Bowflex and MixTape.
Ken is available for master classes in the business of acting, casting and audition technique, improvisation, acting for the camera, and musical theatre performance.
Christine Yepsen holds a BA in Theatre Arts Production focusing in Stage Management and Design. After graduating she worked in the exhibits department of the local children’s museum, Amazement Square, assisting in the design and revitalizing of more than 10 exhibitions. She has since worked as a Stage Manager in regional theatre, and as an ASM in an original production in New York. She has also done costuming in NYC for a web series and several independent theatre companies, including Animus Theatre Company and Mathew Lilliard on his New York Directing debut, Collected Shorts by Tennessee Williams. In 2015 she received two nominations for her costume and mask designs from the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity for her work in Glory Kadigan’s original play, When The Party’s Over. Generally Christine can be found assisting the head designer of Daniel’s Floral’s and Events in creating elegant centerpieces and decor for premiere parties and events in locations from Manhattan to Connecticut.
Christine is available for master classes in Stage Management, Set Design, and Costuming Design and Techniques.
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Born and raised in Appomattox, Virginia, Dustin Williams is the founder of Wolfbane Productions and now resides in New York City. After graduating from Lynchburg College with a degree in Theatre, Dustin moved to NYC where he studied at the William Esper Conservatory, with a focus in Meisner technique. Dustin has had the pleasure of directing productions across the country from NY to LA and he has worked with many of America’s top performers.
Dustin founded Wolfbane in 2008 and since then has had the pleasure of directing over a dozen Wolfbane productions. He also adapted the scripts for Wolfbane’s MacBeth, The Tempest and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. In New York, Dustin directs for It Gets Funnier’s "The Queen’s Project" web series and is a youth educator at Hunting Learning Center.
Coming from the Central Virginia area, Dustin finds it imperative to introduce students to the world of performance entertainment and hopes Wolfbane can play an important role in the lives of these students.
Dustin is available for a master class intensive on the process of directing and producing entertainment,from conception to execution; as well as a a discussion on developing new works from the writer’s perspective.
If you would like to cut costs, considering partnering with another local college.
Please Note: If your college would like to partner with another local college we fully support it, however it will be up to these colleges to determine the time frame and who will host the speaker. Wolfbane will not responsible for coordination of the event
Wolfbane speakers are only available for a limited amount of time durring the months of September and October the current year. Contact Christine@wolfbane.org to schedule your class time