The craft of musical theatre is passed between generations—from teacher to student and from student to teacher.
Musical theatre artists are no longer just actors, writers, or singers, and schools are finding new ways to train them.
Theatre educators model, shape, develop and even work alongside their students.
Seven composers, lyricists, and book writers share where and how they trained to create work for the stage.
Think you have to study in the Big Apple to fulfill those Broadway dreams? Change that tune.
For some musical theatre programs, working professionally while in school is not an option, while others leave it up to the students.
Training programs offering undergrad musical theatre degrees provide students with tools for life onstage and beyond.
All stage performers must strike a balance between ‘head’ work and physical theatre, but the main trick may be not to see them as separate.
Carrie Coon, Crystal Dickinson, Maria Dizzia, Daniel Duque-Estrada, Stephen McKinley Henderson, and Jon Norman Schneider talk training, acting process, and the mind/body connection.
The writer shares her experience of spending 10 months in Blue Lake, Calif., at the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre.