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Success In Showbiz - Studio Information

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“Success in Showbiz” is a Master Class & Workshop series with exclusive timetables created by the Studio & Artistic Directors.
The master classes are led by top industry professionals Seth Stewart & Sharona D’Ornellas who have over 20 years experience
as professional artists. They have worked and led master classes around the world in the Canada, China, USA, Japan, the U.K. and
are excited to return once again to Australia!!!
The “Success in Showbiz” series allows directors to choose what they want their participants to learn based on their skills levels,
ages and abilities. The faculty comes to the students & their location so that the artists attending can learn in a familiar and
supportive environment. Affordable packages are available to suit every budget and maximize the overall experience.
Seth & Sharona aim to share their passion and experience with each student, helping them develop their unique artistic voice!
''Our Awesome Instructors from Broadway... it was great, it was grand, it made my heart swell. Our students were exuberant after
each session of the workshop - Sharona's Brilliant Broadway, Seth's Sensational Hip Hop, ...a heart stopping feast of theatre and it
all happened here in the Riverland!”
Jacqui Yelland (Renmark Dance Academy Owner/Director - Renmark, Australia )
“Hamilton” Style Broadway Choreography
Hip Hop
Musical Theater
Acting for Dancers
Fosse Technique
Improv for Dancers
Mock Audition/Audition Technique
The “Business” of Showbiz
Fitness for Performance
Seth can currently be seen starring on Broadway in “Hamilton” as the leading role of Lafayette/
Jefferson. He was also an original Broadway Company member of “Hamilton.” Seth played the lead
role of Graffiti Pete, which he created, in the Tony Award winning musical “In The Heights” on
Broadway, and was an original cast member in the Tony nominated musical “Sweet Charity.” Seth has
performed all over the world alongside some of the world’s most well known artists including Madonna in
her “Reinvention Tour,” Jennifer Lopez “Brave” European Tour, Mariah Carey, Chris Brown, Ne-
Yo, A Tribe Called Quest, The Roots, Black Eyed Peas, Paula DeAnda, and Jay-Z, just to name a
few. Seth has graced the silver screen in the Sex and the City Movie featuring Sarah Jessica Parker,
Music and Lyrics By featuring Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore, and Friends With Benefits featuring
Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis. He also performed at Vh1’s Diva’s Soul 2011, Hip Hop Honors 2007
and 2009, Fashion Rocks 2008, and appeared on Saturday Night Live as well as commercials for
Intel and Amp’d mobile. Other credits include SMASH (NBC), Good Morning America, Macy’s
Thankgiving Day Parade, 58th Grammy’s, and the TONY Awards. Seth was also a vocalist on the
Grammy Award winning cast albums for Hamilton & In The Heights. Seth has taught and adjudicated
young and professional performers across the USA, Japan, Australia and the UK. !
Sharona recently presented at the Kennedy Center Honors in the Rita Moreno tribute for President
Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama alongside James Taylor, Janelle Monet, Lin
Manuel Miranda and Rosie Perez. In Los Angeles Sharona is a top celebrity fitness trainer working
with Taylor Swift, Jennifer Garner (Affleck) and Rosie Huntington Whiteley to name a few. Her
most recent Broadway credits include the TONY award winning musical "In the Heights" and "Ghost
The Musical." She can be seen on Film and TV in SMASH (NBC - with Jennifer Hudson),The
Love Guru, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, Late Show with David Letterman, Late Show with
Jimmy Fallon, The Rick Mercer Report, Disney's Ice Princess & The Late Late Show with James
Corden. She has danced for artists including legendary soul artists Aretha Franklin & Chaka Khan.
Past credits also include the Canadian Opera Company, and in the NBA (national basketball
association) as a dancer and choreographer for the Toronto Raptors. Commercials for Campbell's,
Payless Shoe Source, NY Lotto, Shoe Carnival, and Intact Insurance. Her stunt work was seen in
the “Adidas Superstar” campaign with Rita Ora, Pharrell Williams and David Beckham. Sharona
has adjudicated major competitions and taught master classes across Canada, the United States,
Australia, and China. Sharona has also taught master classes & workshops for top University Dance
& Acting programs including Ryerson University (Canada) & Calarts (Los Angeles, California).
Each workshop will be a unique experience designed by the Studio & Artistic Directors alongside the Master Instructors. The packages can be
one option or a combination of various options. What you and your dancers want is what you can get !!!
Full Day Workshops
$125 (USD) Per Student (Early Bird)
$150 (USD) Per Student
6 Hours & 15 Minutes
Half Day / Evening Workshops
$75 (USD) Per Student
3 Hours & 45 Minutes
Individual Workshops
$30 (USD) Per Student
1 Hour & 30 Minutes (Per Class)
Sample Workshop Schedule
Intro/Warm Up (30 Minutes)
“Hamilton” Style Choreography
(75 Minutes)
Break (15 Minutes)
Acting For Dancers
(75 Minutes)
Break (15 Minutes)
(75 Minutes)
Hip Hop
(60 Minutes)
Q & A (30 Minutes)
Sample Workshop Schedule
Intro/Warm Up (30 Minutes)
“Hamilton ” Style Choreography
(60 Minutes)
(60 Minutes)
Hip Hop
(60 Minutes)
Q & A (30 Minutes)
Sample Workshop Schedule
“Hamilton” Style Choreography Workshops
(90 Minutes )
Hip Hop Workshops
(90 Minutes)
Jazz/Musical Theatre Workshop
(90 Minutes)
Acting For Dancers
(90 Minutes)
Mock Audition Class
(90 Minutes)
Partnering/ Salsa
(90 Minutes)
Various Age Groups
Various Age Groups
Various Age Groups
Option to have 2 Studios running with
various age groups/levels at one time.
Option to have 2 Studios running with
various age groups/levels at one time.
Option to have 2 Studios running with
various age groups/levels at one time.
Dancers 8 & Up
Studio owners will work with Master Class Instructors to decide on age groups and/or levels prior to their event.
Option 2
Option 3
Option 4
Mini 8 - 10
Junior 8 - 11
Recreational Level 8 - 12
Junior 11 - 13
Intermediate 12-15
Advanced/Competitive 8 -12
Intermediate 14 - 16
Senior 16 -18
Recreational Level 13+
Senior 17+
Professional 19+
Advanced/Competitive 13+
***These are suggestions. Modifications can be made to any booking to reflect the Master Class/Workshop needs.
Thanks so much for a marvelous workshop!
My daughter had the best day and it took hours for her to stop talking about it...”
Tracy Ann Pollecutt (Parent of Participant - Gold Coast, Australia)
Private Instruction
(with Sharona D’Ornellas and/or Seth Stewart)
Any Dance Style
(student/studio directors choice)
Audition Preparation
Up to 4 Students per lesson
$200 Per Hour
***Must be scheduled around group master class timetables.
Competition/Festival Choreography
Both Master Class Instructors (Seth & Sharona) will work on original choreography based on your students needs.
The Master Instructors (Seth & Sharona) will send up to 4 hours of footage with choreography broken down on film (clear quality)
for students to learn over a period of time.
This will be based on the style of dance requested, age, ability and type of performance (competition, festival, parade, sports game
etc.) which will all be discussed and decided upon during the initial booking.
1 - 2 Minutes of Choreography will be provided (depending on what is needed)
Time permitting while on the Australian Tour the choreographers will instruct in person for 1 hour with the students. (This will be
done via Skype live if not feasible in person)
Styles offered :
Hip Hop / Jazz / Musical Theatre / Contemporary
Solo - $600 (USD)
Trio / Duet - $800 (USD)
Small Group - $ 1200 (USD)
(Up to 5 Dancers)
Large Group - $1500 (USD)
All Master Classes & Workshops are being booked on a first come first serve basis.
Payment Plans Available
All Master Classes & Workshops available to individual studios and/or combined studio regions.
Please contact us today at with any questions or to book your workshop today!
“Easily one of the best Musical Theatre workshops I
have ever attended. Could not fault it... Do not miss it!!”
Zachary Denman
(Participant - Toowomba, Australia)
“Thanks so much for the October amazing workshop, best thing ever!”
Emily Anderson (Participant - Gold Coast, Australia)