The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) announces the sixth year of its MAC TO SCHOOL weekend event. The two-day cabaret event features panel discussions, interviews, workshops, and showcases, and will be held Saturday and Sunday, September 18 & 19 from 10:00 am to 6 pm each day over the MAC Zoom channel.

Panel discussions, interviews, workshops, and showcases will feature cabaret performers, musical directors, directors, and booking managers from NYC and beyond, and will be moderated by a member of the MAC Board of Directors.

Panel Discussion: Nuts and Bolts: Establishing, Maintaining, and Growing Your Cabaret Career

September 18

Setting Up A Song with Phyllis Pastore

Pop Song Workshop with Farah Alvin

Comedy Song Master Class with Kristine Zbornik

Sidney Myer in Conversation with Cabaret Historian James Gavin

September 19

Panel Discussion: Notes From The Great Beyond

Cabaret stars Natalie Dougles, Marissa Mulder, Steve Ross, and others share an insider’s eye-view of cabaret on a national and international stage.

Musical Thought Exchange with David Friedman

Jazz Styling Master Class with Laurel Massé

Original Closing Numbers Showcase

Every show needs a closing number, and these songwriters from in and around the cabaret community offer a parade of brand-new, underexposed gems that will close YOUR next show with a bang! Original works by Alpher & Litt, Amy Engelhardt, David Friedman, Dan Gross, Noel Katz, Lina Koutrakos, Christine Lavin, Bob Levy, Kim Oler, J. P. Perreaux, Johnny Rodgers, Paul Rolnick, Tracy Stark, Tom Toce, and more!

*  Depending upon enrollment, singing in master classes and workshops is not guaranteed. *

MAC TO SCHOOL is open to MAC and non-MAC members.

·       Flat registration fee for MAC members: $50

·       Registration fee for Non-MAC members: $100, or join MAC for only $50 (Basic level) for a full-year membership to take advantage of the deeply discounted MAC member price of only $50 for the entire weekend.

The $50 registration fee is good for admission to all events. Tuition is the same regardless of how many events you attend.

More details on the MAC website and link below.

Register at: Visit to register.