Three-time Tony Award winner Hinton Battle — the original Scarecrow in The Wiz, and a Tony winner for Sophisticated Ladies, The Tap Dance Kid and Miss Saigon — will come to Winter Park Oct. 8 and 9 to give workshops in musical theater at the Master Class Academy.
Battle, who also appeared in the movie Dreamgirls with Jennifer Hudson, will cover dance, voice and acting in the workshops, which will be aimed at various levels and age groups. On Oct. 8 there will be three workshops, the last of which will be for professionals. The Oct. 9 workshop will be for kids 12 and under.
Cost is $150, or $100 for entertainment-industry professionals.
If you’re interested, get in touch with Mark Richard Taylor at the Master Class Academy, 711-B Orange Ave., Winter Park (next to Winter Park Playhouse). The phone there is 407-645-4000.