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One-on-One Tutorials

2023 Season Sponsor

Location: Drayton Entertainment Youth Academy (145 Northfield Dr W, Waterloo)

Cost: $35 +HST per tutorial

Book a half hour one-on-one coaching with a tutor to work through either a monologue or song for an upcoming show, audition or focus on fundamentals to sharpen your skills. We work with students of all ages and experience levels to bring your acting craft to the next level.

Tutorials with Triple Threat Performer Jackie Mustakas are available Tuesdays and Wednesdays until October 12th from 4:15pm – 4:45pm and 4:45pm – 5:15pm.

*If booking an acting through song tutorial with Jackie, the student will provide an accompaniment track and should be warmed up before the class. If you’re working on a monologue, please memorize as much as possible and bring a paper copy of the monologue with you.

Tutorials with Music Director Darryn deSouza are available Mondays from November 6th – December 4th from 4:15pm – 4:45pm and 4:45pm – 5:15pm.

*If booking a singing tutorial with Darryn, the student will provide sheet music in the correct key, hole punched, double sided, and inside a binder.

Please select the date and time slot you would like to book through the registration link below. 

Jackie Mustakas

Jackie Mustakas

Jackie began dancing at the age of three and started performing in musical theatre at the age of ten. She is an honours graduate of the Music Theatre Performance program at Sheridan College, and has been working professionally in the theatre business for 30 years. In 1998 she became a regular performer with Drayton Entertainment, and has continued to perform and choreograph for them until present. Selected theatre credits with Drayton are: Trish in Kinky Boots, Angie in The Prom, Donna and Tanya in Mamma Mia, Queen Diabolica in Snow White: The Panto, Mrs. Banks in Mary Poppins, Miss Hannigan in Annie, The Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz, Miss Adelaide in Guys and Dolls, Polly Baker in Crazy For You, Shelby in Steel Magnolias, Lizzie in The Rainmaker, and Peggy Sawyer in 42nd Street, just to name a few. Jackie has also been a dance instructor for several dance studios, as well as a guest drama teacher in schools across Ontario. She continues to perform and teach, and share her passion for the Arts.

Darryn deSouza

For over 20 years, renowned Educator and Music Director, Darryn has toured the globe serving as Music Director for international vocal group The Tenors. Darryn has shared the stage alongside legends including Paul Anka, David Foster, Celine Dion, Michael Bolton, Harry Connick Jr., Kenny G, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, and Stevie Wonder, to name just a few. He also has performed for many world & creative leaders, including Barack & Michelle Obama, Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey, and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

As a Music Theatre leader, Darryn has led shows both as a music director/band leader, and a cast member. Favourite shows include Kinky Boots for Drayton Entertainment, Kiss Me, Kate for Talk Is Free Theatre, Songs For A New World for The Rose Theatre, and Seussical: The Musical for Theatre Aquarius.