Disney’s THE LION KING Offering Triple Threat Intensive in August

Date: Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023
Time: 10:30 a.m. -12 p.m.
Location: GE Theatre at Proctors

Proctors is the premier destination for Broadway in New York’s Capital Region providing exclusive access to the top Broadway performers and trainers on tour. Collaborative School of the Arts utilizes having these fantastic performers under our roof by offering Broadway Master Classes throughout each Broadway season at Proctors. Disney’s THE LION KING hosted a Broadway Master Class at the GE Theatre at Proctors focusing on acting, singing and dance.

Broadway Master Classes are open to performers intermediate to advanced, teens and young adults up to 22 years of age. At this workshop, students worked with Christin Byrdsong and Samantha Lauren Barriento from the touring production of Disney’s THE LION KING.

SAMANTHA LAUREN BARRIENTO (Ensemble). Since graduating from the Ailey Fordham BFA program, Samantha has danced for Ailey II and many other productions in NYC. She most recently danced with Step One Dance Company of Holland America Cruises. @samantha_barriento 

CHRISTIN BYRDSONG (Swing, Understudy Simba) is a graduate of OKCU where he studied with Dr. Florence Birdwell and Dr. William Christensen. Credits include: HBO: “Euphoria,” Amazon Prime: “Conframa.” Off Broadway: FIGARO! 90210 (Lil’ B-Man). Regional: Shout Sister, Shout! (Little Richard), Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus). For my Granny and my Mama. Psalm 100. IG: @ChristinByrdsong