Broadway at Brookline

Age 12-16

Register Below! Performance Sample Required Following Registration (Click here to submit your performance sample)

A performance sample is a 32 bar vocal sample that best demonstrates your/the student's artistry. These samples are used for placement purposes only. Sheet music, practice and recording tracks provided below. 

Broadway at Brookline will engage students, ages 12-16, of all skill levels, exploring their creativity through acting, singing & movement. Students will learn and experience all aspects of the theatre through engaging workshops, private and small group coaching, solo & ensemble singing, character development in monologue, and song analysis, audition preparation, as well as training in yoga & Alexander Technique. There will be a special focus on building communication, teamwork, and boosting self-confidence, all in a positive and, most of all, fun environment! The program includes recording a mock audition with both a 32-bar cut and a 60-second monologue and culminates with a recorded mock audition & cabaret showcase performance. This one week class is offered August 5-9.

Each day includes a lunch break (students need to bring a bagged lunch) and recreational time.

*Financial aid available (click here)

Broadway at Brookline

We’re so looking forward to working with you this summer! Please read these instructions which detail how to record & submit your placement video.

This is not an audition, but is for our faculty to utilize in assigning students to small groups, specific repertoire for the group & casting solos. Our goal is to give everyone the opportunity to shine!

Please record a video of you performing a 32 bar cut of a musical theater or Disney song

The submission due date for the video is June 15th. Below are 3 recommendations of songs you may choose to sing, or feel free to offer a different piece of your choosing. The song should be 32 measures, 1 min or less.

Please record this video using 2 different devices - one to record video, such as a phone or tablet, and another to play the backing track acoustically, perhaps with an external speaker to boost/balance the volume.

Our recommendations are "Colors of the Wind" from Disney’s Pocahontas, "My Favorite Things" from The Sound of Music, and "When I Grow Up" from Matilda. Use the sheet music & original track for practice, memorize the cut, and then use the instrumental track for your recording. Submit your recording using this form. Only faculty will be able to view your performance sample. 

Colors of the Wind
, beginning on page 18 at “You think you own”, and ending on page 20 at “colors of the wind”.

My Favorite Things
, beginning on page 20 at “Girls in white dresses”, and finishing the song with “then I don’t feel so bad”.

When I Grow Up
, beginning on page 1 at the start of the song “When I grow up”, and ending on the top of page 3, 2nd line at “when I grow up”.

We can’t wait to hear you, and dive in together in a fun filled, intensive workshop in Broadway at Brookline this August!


Akela Franklin & Rob Woodin
Brookline Music School voice faculty

Class Details


Location Dates Days Times Length Age Instructor Rate Status
Kennard House 8/5-8/9 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm 6 hours 30 minutes 12-16 Rob Woodin , Akela Franklin 750.00 Register

How To Enroll

To enroll in Broadway at Brookline, visit our registration site. If you have any questions about Broadway at Brookline, please fill out our inquiry form.

Fees & Aid

  • There is a once-yearly non-refundable $45 registration fee per family.
  • There is a $20 fee per term for payment plans.
  • No registration fee is charged for summer study.


Rob Woodin

Rob Woodin

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Akela Franklin

Akela Franklin

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Contact Us

Brookline Music School is a nonprofit organization that has provided excellence in music education to the Greater Boston community since 1924. We rely on the generous support of our donors to benefit the community through music.

Brookline Music School welcomes students of all ages. Enrollment is open year-round so students may begin private lesson study at any time. Join us!

Regular Hours

Monday to Friday: 9 am to 9 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8 am to 7 pm

See the Lessons & Classes or Early Childhood calendars for holiday schedules including flex days, make-up days and closures.

Summer Hours

Effective July 1st, 2024

Sunday: CLOSED

Monday to Thursday: 9 am to 8 pm

Friday: 9 am to 5 pm

Saturday: 8 am - 4 pm