A workshop led and taught by professional musical theatre instructors, recreating the Broadway rehearsal experience. Participants get to engage in vocal training, learn acting techniques, dance choreography and staging.



Scott McQuaid

Scott McQuaid is a British writer-director for stage, screen, and podcast, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Performing Arts and a Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking. Scott has directed numerous plays and musicals in Malaysia, winning consecutive BOH Cameronian Arts Awards, including the Best Musical Director award. He is also recognised in the Malaysia Book of Records for writing and directing the original musical “Alice’s Wonderland”.

As an author, Scott has published a book, which is a collection of his original plays, entitled ‘Scott Forgot The Title’. It is available worldwide on Amazon, Waterstones and BookDepository.

Scott is also a filmmaker and he established his own Indie movie production company, Plastic Monkey Films, in 2017. He wrote, directed and produced his debut feature film – the cult B-movie, ‘Space Ninjas’, which was released worldwide on Amazon Prime and Apple TV+, to critical acclaim.


Caren Yap

As an established dancer and choreographer, Caren has performed in a great deal of productions in Malaysia and abroad. She was also in Macau for a year, working as a professional dancer. Caren studied classical, modern and contemporary dance in ASWARA. In addition to her role as Dance Tutor in CPAC, she’s also the choreographer for CPAC’s musical theatre productions and was Best Choreographer nominee in the BOH Cameronian Arts Awards for Dames & Dimes Musical in 2019.

Vocal Director

Melinda Sik

Melinda graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Contemporary Music (UCSI) and has over 12 years of teaching experience in piano, vocal and musicianship. She has worked with many performers in bands, a cappella groups, dance and theatre productions. In the past musical theatre productions with CPAC, Melinda has taken the role of Vocal Director, coaching soloists and the vocal ensemble. She loves sharing her passion and working with singers, helping them to grow and develop an inclination for the performing arts.

Music Director

Shen Vee

Shen Vee is a multi-talented musician. He is a UCSI music graduate with a Contemporary Piano Performance Major. During his undergraduate years, he contributed his musical works to the local production “Visit Malaysia series”. Shen Vee is very active in the music scene, performing in pop/jazz bands with reputable musicians like Bizhu, Hameer Zawawi, Froya. He also performs with local artists as backing vocals. At CPAC, he teaches vocal, writes music arrangements, composes music and is the Music Director for the musical theatre productions. He has written music for the Junior Musicals – Flowertopia, The Enchanted Book and Metanoia.
This intensive two-day bootcamp will introduce the group to the musical theatre experience, learning the basics and routine of a performer. The weekend will conclude with the participants taking the stage, performing a live opening number from a Broadway musical.

All participants will be awarded certification upon completion of the workshop.

Event Details


11 June 🕐1:00pm - 5:30pm

12 June 🕐9:00am - 1:00pm (performance begins 12noon)

Held at

Cempaka Damansara Heights


12 - 35 years old

Dress code

Casual comfortable attire




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Cempaka Performing Arts Company Sdn Bhd
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