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O-pa’s History of HAMILTON Learning

Posted On Oct 12, 2021, 14:19 PM by Sarah Kosch

On Oct. 28 and Nov. 4, 2021, we'll welcome over 150 Nebraska High School Theater Academy (NHSTA) students to virtual master classes with HAMILTON cast members! The students will learn musical theater-style dance with some of their favorite characters from the groundbreaking show.

This isn’t the first time Nebraska High School Theater Academy students have had a special learning opportunity from Broadway stars — and it certainly won’t be the last! It’s just part of O-pa's mission to connect students across the state with transformational experiences through the performing arts.

In 2019, nearly 200 students and teachers traveled from 34 different schools across Nebraska (even as far as Grand Island and Kearney) to participate in an acting master class led by HAMILTON actor Marcus John and a musical theater audition workshop led by Elijah Malcomb (who played John Laurens/Philip Hamilton).

Image from 2019 Hamilton master class

View more pictures from these past master classes here and stay tuned for more #nonstop HAMILTON fun and Broadway learning to come!

NHSTA registration is still open and accepted on a rolling basis. Connect your students to Broadway! All school sizes and experience levels welcome.