Musical theatre workshops and productions

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FROZEN, Jr and young girls!

I saw this on Facebook the other day and just saved it to my desktop, thinking there is a blog here somewhere.  A few days went by and I saw two musicals – a new 75 minute version of PETER PAN with a dynamic, new score and one of the first pilot productions of FROZEN,

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Christmas show title revealed!!

GRACE & THE ISLAND OF MISFITS is the working title of our new musical. And, yes, it is a Holiday show!  Designed to be performed during the Christmas season.  Again, the show has a strong set of female leads and a mostly female cast. Here is my elevator pitch: “A brilliant, young woman, fresh out

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5,000 theatre students!!

Yep – 5,000 theatre students, teachers and others are gathered in Lincoln, Nebraska for the International Thespian Festival.  I am here, along with my colleagues from Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) to promote 57th NATIONAL MATHLETE SUM-IT. This festival is a combination of workshops, auditions for colleges, performances and exhibits.  TRW sponsors an event called Thespian

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You’ve heard of a triple threat in musical theatre…but..what about this??

Multiple threat sounds horrible, right?  Not in this case….Director, Choreographer, Musical Director and professional singer – this describes the multi-talented woman who will be directing and helping me develop our musical – GIRLHOOD.  Tina Reynolds – founder of Ovation Academy for the Performing Arts in Oak Park, Illinois, is that woman. I first met Tina

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Braintrusts…

Creativity, Inc: Overcoming the unseen forces that stand in the way of true inspiration is a book recommended to me by my mentor – Ken Davenport.   It is written by Ed Catmull, one of the founders of Pixar Animation.  Yes, the company that created the first full length animated film done completely on a computer.

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23….20…and 7….and GIRLHOOD – an update!

Some of our supporters have asked for an update on GIRLHOOD.  So, here goes: 23 –  Twenty-three people will write the songs for GIRLHOOD.  Since GIRLHOOD is a song-cycle (click HERE to learn more about song cycles), each song will be composed by one…two or three people.  We are really proud that the songs will

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