This week, our beloved colleague Sheri Sanders publicly launched the Rock the Audition Coalition. This collective provides town halls for diverse performers to share their stories. In addition, RTAC offers growth opportunities for under-represented performers by connecting them to a cooperative of supportive teachers and industry professionals. I want to share my own personal views… Read More Celebrating Diversity in Today’s Musical Theatre
This summer, I had the pleasure of working with many young artists, most of whom were in high school. I started the summer with a 2-week teaching tour in Australia. I then came back to New York to be the music director and voice teacher for Wagner’s Summer Musical Theatre Institute (my tenth year with… Read More Fear and the Voice Studio
In our effort to keep our finger on the pulse of that change, we’ll be following four high school seniors from around the country who are auditioning for college musical theatre programs this season.… Read More College Auditions: The Student Perspective, Part I
The way I see it, one can argue about whether or not a show “works,” but saying a show has craft when it doesn’t is a much harder theory to prove.… Read More Considering the Craft of Contemporary Musicals
For graduating music theatre majors, the question looms: “What’s next?”… Read More Congrats, You Graduated! Now What?!
David talks about how CMT composers can simplify their scores to make them more readable.… Read More Contemporary Accompaniments, Or Why Do You Dislike Accompanists?
Amanda Flynn talks about her work as a vocal Coach for Be More Chill on Broadway. … Read More Interview: Amanda Flynn