Musicals From Scratch
With Maggie-Kate Coleman
A workshop for Teens & Adults
Join us for an "intensive one-week journey into the basics of writing for musical theatre with a focus on collaboration". Taught by Maggie-Kate Coleman, bookwriter and lyricist of POP! - winner of 3 Connecticut Critics Circle Awards and recipient of 7 Helen Hayes Award nominations. POP! just wrapped up production at Pittsburgh's City Theatre in a production starring Anthony Rapp (star of the original Broadway production of "Rent") as Andy Warhol
This workshop covers the basics of writing for musical theatre. Whether your interest lies in composition, lyric writing, book writing, or all three, you'll be encouraged to find your own voice while merging your work with that of your collaborators. This workshop is for anyone (8th grade through adult) interested in creating new musical theatre! Open to writers, musicians, performers, theatre practitioners and theatre lovers with an interest in creating musicals from scratch, regardless of previous knowledge or experience.
July 30-August 3, 2012
1:00-5:00PM (Monday through Thursday)
Thomson Hall, Wilson College
Anthony Rapp (Mark from the original Broadway cast of "Rent") stars as Andy Warhol in the Pittsburgh's City Theatre Company production of POP! by Maggie-Kate Coleman (bookwriter and lyricist) and Anna K. Jacobs (music). POP! has also been seen at Yale Repertory Theatre, and DC's Studio Theatre.
Maggie-Kate Coleman is a graduate of Ithaca College, received an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, and trained at the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center. She lives in Brooklyn and is originally from Hagerstown, MD.
Call Cumberland Valley School of Music and register today!