Online MUSICAL THEATER Audition Master Class with Duncan Stewart CSA, Casting Director/Partner, Stewart/Whitley

Saturday, January 16, 2021, 1pm ET / 10am PT

This event is in the past.

After rave reviews... Duncan is BACK teaching his Musical Theater Intensive.

A gifted teacher and casting director, his Broadway/NY credits include the Tony Award winning HadestownThe Lightning Thief, The Great Comet of 1812Rock Of Ages, The Black Clown (Lincoln Center), A Clockwork OrangeOn The TownPippinChicago The Musical and more.

For this Master Class, please prepare your best song with music/track and have a list of other songs with tracks ready to go in case Duncan wants to work with you on something else.. This intensive will start off with a Q & A, and then each actor will perform for Duncan using your prepared material in a group format. He will coach, give direction and offer possible recommendations of material to "check out" if what you are currently using doesn't "work".

Please note that an accompanist will not be provided.  All actors will need to provide their own music for this intensive.

Please follow the procedures listed below:

  • Please update your headshot and fill out the MY INFO section of your AC account upon registration.

  • Arrive at least 10 MINUTES before your event is slated to start. Your host will give important information about the event at this time.

  • Instructions and the ZOOM link for access to this online event will be emailed to you in advance. If you have not received the link by 12pm (EST) the day-of the event, please reach out to at least one hour PRIOR to the start of class.

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Duncan Stewart

Casting Director/Partner

Duncan Stewart is a Casting Director & Partner at Stewart/Whitley. 

BROADWAY/NYHadestown, The Lightning Thief, The Great Comet of 1812, Rock Of Ages, The Black Clown (Lincoln Center), A Clockwork Orange, On The Town, Pippin, Chicago The Musical, La Cage Aux Folles,  As You Like It,  Elf the Musical, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Carnegie Hall West Side Story, The Band Wagon, Stuffed, Curvy Widow, Pageant; 

WEST END/UK: Hadestown (London’s National Theatre), Thriller Live, Menier Chocolate Factory; TV: Tiny Pretty Things(Netflix), Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC/Lionsgate), Freaky Friday (Disney Channel); 

TOURS: The Lightning Thief, Finding Neverland, Waitress, SpongeBob, A Bronx Tale, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, The Bodyguard, Dirty Dancing, The Sound of Music, Elf the Musical, Into The Woods, Once, Shrek, Flashdance, Anything Goes, Bullets Over Broadway, The Duck Commander Musical, We Will Rock You; 

UPCOMING:  Sunday In The Park With George, Paradise Square, A Wonderful World, Moby Dick, Stephen Schwartz’ The Prince of Egypt, August Rush, Stu for Silverton; 

REGIONAL: American Repertory Theater, The Alley Theatre, Carnegie Hall, Bay Street Theater, Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS), Hollywood Bowl, The Berkeley Repertory Theater, The Goodspeed, The Ahmanson, Seattle’s 5th Avenue, Asolo Rep, TheatreWorks, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Miami New Drama, For The Record productions, Aida Cruise Lines, and the Broadway-branded shows on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. 

Prior to forming Stewart/Whitley, Duncan was the in-house Director of Casting for National Artists Management Company (NAMCO) on various Broadway/West End productions.  This year he celebrates 16+ years as the Casting Director of Chicago.  Previous to this he worked with Alaine Alldaffer (Head of Casting) on numerous productions at Playwrights Horizons.  

Duncan has been a TV guest judge and panelist for ABC’s Emmy-winning, “Extreme Weight Loss” and Broadway TV’s “Next Broadway Star” and is often booked as a guest lecturer and seminar/workshop leader for numerous colleges, studios and universities in the US, Canada and UK.  Mr. Stewart is an Artios Award winner and proud member of the Casting Society of America (CSA). 


Saturday, January 16, 20211:00 pm

The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.