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Musical Pitch

Musical Pitch

Musical Pitch is a network event for the musical theatre business

Musical Pitch offers performing artists, managers, producers and casting agencies the opportunity to get acquainted or re-establish relationships.
This event consists of short interviews with people from behind the scenes and pitches by four performing artists.

On Wednesday afternoon 12 March 2014 the second edition of Musical Pitch will take place in Focus Amsterdam (N.B.: NEW ADDRESS!)

One of the four pitches was announced today. Actress and singer Marcella Wisbrun shall give a short performance as one of the pitchers, by invitation of Music Motion.

“Wisbrun heeft een prachtige stem en dat laat ze horen ook.” (Het Parool)

 

“Met Zuid-Amerikaanse passie en de bijbehorende snik: kippenvel.” (Het Parool)
 
Photo by Cris de Almeida

 

The half Dutch, half Brazilian Wisbrun has recently returned from Sao Paulo, Brazil, where she performed her own concert last summer, by invitation of the director of the Conservatory of Sao Paulo, Paulo Zuben. The Brazilian media was very enthusiastic about Wisbrun’s first live performance in eight years in her home town.

Wisbrun is an actress, singer, voice actress and drs. in Theatre and Performance Studies. Last season she was on tour with JA, DIT IS REVUE! – a musical play produced by the Amsterdams Kleinkunst Festival and directed by Daniel Cohen. Previously, among others, she played Zidler in MOULIN ROUGE, directed by Michael Diederich, Ljoebov in THE CHERRY ORCHARD, directed by Eva Zanen, and Moeder in NIEMAND IN HET BIJZONDER, an absurdist play by Enne Koens, directed by Merel van Huisstede. As a performer and dramaturge in her own shows, BROADWAY BABY, an adaptations of Willy Russel’s SHIRLEY VALENTINE, and AIN’T NO PARTY LIKE A X-MAS PARTY!, she was well appraised by the local media. In Brazil Wisbrun played Sandy in GREASE and Mabel in THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE and lends her voice since her teenage years to several cartoons and commercials.

Photo by Odette Denijs

The first edition of Musical Pitch (last November 12th) was a great success, with over 45 managers, producers, bloggers and new performing artists present. The evening included an informative talk show, beautiful performances and a lively networking reception. With Anke Taverne (musical agent), Hans Cornelissen (producer), Michael van Hoorne (Van Hoorne Entertainment, family musicals) and Sieta Keizer (M-Lab).

Musical Pitch is organised in cooperation with Music Motion, M-Lab and Focus.

16:00 WALK-IN

16:30 PERFORMANCE

17:45 RECEPTION

ADDRESS FOCUS:
MAROASTRAAT 80
1060 LG AMSTERDAM

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For more information on Marcella Wisbrun, please contact Anke Taverne Produkties via +31 20 6692767 (Merel Bussink-Holl, agent). www.marcellawisbrun.com

For more information on Musical Pitch: www.musicmotion.nl