Scuola Giovanni Grasso 2021

Workshops in acting, lyrical singing and Italian language

SUMMER SCHOOL

Our summer workshop offers a wide range of advanced classes designed exclusively to improve the performance of singers from every point of view.

Our courses include:

–       Voice masterclasses

–       One-on-one voice coachings

–       Beginners & Advanced Italian, to master Italian language in all its nuances

–       Performative Diction for Singers: a new approach to Italian diction, aimed at developing pronunciation and voice flow to its maximum capability

–       Relationship Acting Method: an acting method created exclusively for Opera singers to increase their stage presence and discover their star power

SUMMER SCHOOL

Summer School

Our summer workshop offers a wide range of advanced classes designed exclusively to improve the performance of singers from every point of view.

Our courses include:

–       Voice masterclasses

–       One-on-one voice coachings

–       Beginners & Advanced Italian, to master Italian language in all its nuances

–       Performative Diction for Singers: a new approach to Italian diction, aimed at developing pronunciation and voice flow to its maximum capability

–       Relationship Acting Method: an acting method created exclusively for Opera singers to increase their stage presence and discover their star power

Summer School 2021

Upcoming Programs

Italian Language Immersion Program

Online Program
From May 24 to June 4
From Monday to Friday, 10 AM to 12 PM

Kickstart your Italian language and diction skills. Scuola Internazionale di Teatro Giovanni Grasso is proud to present its summer intensive online language immersion program for opera singers. 

The program includes:

  • a one-on-one meeting to develop your language acquisition plan
  • 10 hours of Italian classes
  • 10h of diction classes
  • 1h of one-on-one diction lessons to address your specific needs
  • optional conversation and cultural learning activities. 

Cost: $CAN 260

Private lessons and optional activities will be in the afternoon.

For more information, reach us at scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

Italian Language Immersion Program

Online Program
From May 24 to June 4
From Monday to Friday, 10 AM to 12 PM

Kickstart your Italian language and diction skills. Scuola Internazionale di Teatro Giovanni Grasso is proud to present its summer intensive online language immersion program for opera singers. 

The program includes:

  • a one-on-one meeting to develop your language acquisition plan
  • 10 hours of Italian classes
  • 10h of diction classes
  • 1h of one-on-one diction lessons to address your specific needs
  • optional conversation and cultural learning activities. 

Cost: $CAN 260

Private lessons and optional activities will be in the afternoon.

For more information, reach us at scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

VAMP!

Vocal Artist Media Package

In-Person Program
From 7 to 18 June
From Monday to Friday

This year, Scuola Internazionale di Teatro Giovanni Grasso is launching its brand-new Vocal Artist Media Package (or VAMP!) Bootcamp, a two-week-long program tailored to promote efficiently your career as a performer. Improve your presence and acting on camera with online and in-person coachings, revamp your portfolio and brand identity, get three professional headshots and record your state-of-the-art demo for the next season. All in beautiful Montreal.

The program includes:

  • A career path consultation
  • 9 hours of individual coaching (acting, musical, Italian diction and branding)
  • The video and audio recording of two arias (one Italian, and one in your chosen language)
  • Three headshots
  • A revamped biography, your build-in lexical field for social media content and a communication strategy

Cost: $CAN 900

For more information, reach us at scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

VAMP! - Vocal Artist Media Package

In-Person Program
From 7 to 18 June
From Monday to Friday

This year, Scuola Internazionale di Teatro Giovanni Grasso is launching its brand-new Vocal Artist Media Package (or VAMP!) Bootcamp, a two-week-long program tailored to promote efficiently your career as a performer. Improve your presence and acting on camera with online and in-person coachings, revamp your portfolio and brand identity, get three professional headshots and record your state-of-the-art demo for the next season. All in beautiful Montreal.

The program includes:

  • A career path consultation
  • 9 hours of individual coaching (acting, musical, Italian diction and branding)
  • The video and audio recording of two arias (one Italian, and one in your chosen language)
  • Three headshots
  • A revamped biography, your build-in lexical field for social media content and a communication strategy

Cost: $CAN 900

For more information, reach us at scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

YEAR-LONG MENTORSHIP 

Our faculty offers a range of online courses and mentorships:

– Italian language and conversation (Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced)

– Italian Diction

– Aria & Character Analysis

– Composition and Musicianship (Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced)

For info and rates, contact us via email at scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

Year-long Mentorship

Our faculty offers a range of online courses:

– Italian language and conversation (Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced)

– Italian Diction

– Aria & Character Analysis

– Composition and Musicianship (Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced)

For info and rates, contact us via email at scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com

ONLINE WORKSHOPS

 

Our Past Online Workshops

An opportunity to: 

-boost your learning process with tailormade language classes

-finetune your diction skills

-connect with our international community 

-deepen your text analysis skills

Dates: Jan 18-29 and March 1-12

How does it work?

All classes will be held online between 9AM and 11:30AM (EST — Eastern Standard Time) from Monday to Friday.

The career development and interpretation masterclasses will be offered on Tuesday and Thursday from 10:30AM to 12:30PM.

 

Details:

-10 hours of personalized Italian lessons

-5 hours of “Performative Italian diction”

-5 hours of Aria & Character analysis

-group conversation sessions 

-career development and interpretation masterclasses

 

Teachers:

Rose Naggar-Tremblay: Italian Language (Beginners)

Chiara Cimmino: Italian Language (Intermediate), “Performative Italian diction”

Marco Piana: Italian Language (Advanced)

Valerio Vittorio Garaffa: Aria & Character analysis

 

Price: $CA 350 each workshop

Minimum enrollment: 6 people 

Register via email: scuolagiovannigrasso@gmail.com 

Please mention your preferred dates and your current level of Italian language/diction.