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Welcome

Hello, welcome to my website. Here I hope you will find something of interest, whether its my recordings, performance dates or projects both past and future. Thanks for taking the time to have a look.

– Peter

 

 

 

Upcoming Dates

Annie Get Your Gun  

Date City Venue Country
28/09/15 Newtownabbey Theatre at the Mill United Kingdom
Time: 7:45pm. Admission: £20-£13. Age restrictions: All Ages. Peter will direct this classic comedy/musical with a cast of hugely talented actor?musicians.

Into the Woods – Directed Peter Corry  

Date City Venue Country
31/07/15 - 01/08/15 Edinburgh Edinburgh Playhouse United Kingdom
Time: 7:45pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. 130 young people between the age of 24-12 take to the stage of this 3000 seater theatre to perform one of this fantastic musical.

Perform Bootcamp  

Date City Venue Country
03/08/15 - 07/08/15 Lisburn Friends School Lisburn United Kingdom
Time: 10:00pm. Admission: £150. Age restrictions: All Ages. This is a summer course for performers who are looking to work hard and play hard at furthering their performance skills. The course is suitable for those at all different stages of performing whether joining as a newer performer or one who is working towards potentially auditioning for a vocational course at a higher level. Back after a successful first year in 2014 the team have introduced some changes to this years format. By keeping the course size small, Perform Boot Camp will give individual attention to those attending to ensure no one gets missed out or left behind. Over the course of the week the concentration will be on the three main disciplines of acting, singing and dancing with a strong focus on performance through a new specialism session of either acting through singing or, dance. There is an opportunity for one-2-one feedback at the end of the week which is unique to this course with the emphasis on positive and constructive commentary. There will also be an informal showing on the Friday afternoon to family. Tutors To get the best tuition you need the best teachers, and the best advice is from those currently active in the industry. Peter Corry – Internationally acclaimed performer and director Peter brings a wealth of musical theatre knowledge to the course. From playing Inspector Javert in ‘Les Mis’ to Fagin in ‘Oliver’ and performing in venues from the Royal Albert Hall to Las Vegas. Peter has a wealth of performing experience spanning over 20 years in the industry. As a director he has worked to nurture new and promising talent in Northern Ireland. Peter also produces and directs ‘The Music Box’ which is a firm fixture of the annual Christmas calendar, showcasing and celebrating homegrown talent from across Northern Ireland. Later this year Peter is creating a new summer show ‘The Red Velvet Cabaret’ which will be touring in NI. Peter will be running the acting and singing performance specialism sessions of the course. Ashley Fulton – Ashley Fulton has worked professionally in Musical Theatre and singing as an award winning performer, vocal coach, director, musical director and producer. He is widely considered as one of the top vocal coaches in the UK. His pupils took the top 3 places in the National Performing Arts Competition in London’s west end to find the best theatre performer in the Uk, last year one of his students won the Andrew Lloyd Webber Scholarship, he has had pupils on BBC television’s ‘I’d Do Anything’ and ‘Over The Rainbow’ as well as having pupils performing both West End and national touring production. His students continue to obtain the highest UK results in LCM Music Theatre and Singing exams and diplomas and he has had 35 students go onto study at theatre school. Ashley is also an Associate Lecturer in BMC, director of Adoro, vocal coach in Friends’ School, Lisburn and director of the Friends’ Singers. Ashley recently wrote, directed and produced the show ’50 Shillings & a New Suit of Clothes’ in the Grand Opera House, Belfast. Ashley has now been the Vocal Director for ‘The Music Box’ for the last two years and is looking forward to working on ‘The Red Velvet Cabaret’. Ashley will be running the singing sessions of the course and working alongside Peter to deliver the singing performance specialism sessions of the course. Fleur Mellor – Fleur has been a professional dancer for over 12 years and is currently working in the industry. She has worked across the theatrical and commercial and corporate dance sectors as a dancer and model. Working as a choreographer, she specialises in youth involvement in theatre along with hosting regular workshops in schools. She particularly enjoys proving that no-one has two left feet and that with the right guidance anyone can learn to dance well. Last year saw her film debut in summer musical flick ‘Walking On Sunshine’ and she also got to perform with Romeo Beckham in the Burberry Festive campaign. Fleur Co-Produces and Choreographs ‘The Music Box’ each year creating the dances for the young ballet dancers and providing theatrical staging for the adult cast. She choreographed last years sell out tour of ‘Moulin Rouge Spectacular’ and will also be putting the cast of ‘The Red Velvet Cabaret’ through their paces. Fleur brings current audition and casting knowledge to the course, invaluable to would be performers looking to go forward and audition for further vocational training. Fleur will be running the dance and dance performance specialism sessions of the course. Course Outline* The students will be split into three age groups, 12-14/15-16/17+ in order to tailor the workload appropriately. Each group will work each day with all 3 tutors in independent sessions and will then split into two large groups concentrating on either singing performance or dance performance. (Where course numbers vary the tutors may decide to split the groups differently, this is at the tutors discretion). Acting Individual and Ensemble performance The meaning behind your characters story The language and physicality of a character The different choices you can make as an actor Singing Posture and the use of breath, anchoring the voice Vocal exercises and technique Voice placement How to sing together – exploring unison and harmony Dance All students will take part in a group warm up each morning. Emphasis on correct and safe technique Students will get to explore a variety of dance styles. Expression of emotion through movement Singing Performance Specialism Focus on individual songs, duets and group numbers. Combining the use of character through singing Focus on what makes musicals so special Dance Performance Specialism Elements of own choreography and freestyle will be explored Finding your own ‘style’ and personality in dance Focus on a new and challenging dance style for performance One-2-One Feedback sessions These will take place on the last day. Each student will get time with the tutors of their specialist performance session to discuss the week, their progress and their future. Informal Showing We would like to invite family members for an informal showing on the final afternoon of the course to see some of the work in progress achieved by the students. *the final course content may change slightly from the above description, this is at each tutors discretion to do so. Dates, Times & Location Buy Tickets More information

The Red Velvet Cabaret  

Date City Venue Country
14/08/15 - 15/08/15 Belfast The MAC United Kingdom
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: 24.50-18.50. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 10 Exchange Street West. Venue phone: 02890235053.

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