Musical Theatre Class

This class is part of the "Afterschool Academy" during 7th period.  It features the techniques and practice of auditioning, dancing, singing, and acting skills needed to perform musical theatre, as well as the history of musical theatre. It will be team-taught by drama teacher, Shannon O'Bryan, and with guest choreographer, David Jones, and guest chorus director, Corey Sullivan. The class will culminate in a "Musical Theatre Revue" April 30, 2020. Students are encouraged to join drama club, audition for plays, and participate in the Florida District Thespian Festival musical theatre events.

This class is open for students to register.  The first class will begin tentatively August 26.

Musical Theatre History PPT

London’s West End


Agnes DeMille

Andy Blankenbuehler

Bob Fosse

Jerome Robbins

Michael Kidd

Michael Bennett

Susan Stroman

Tommy Tune

Twyla Tharpe

Modern Composers:

Alan Menken

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Brenda Russell

Jerry Mitchell

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lynn Ahrens

Marvin Hamlisch

Stephen Schwartz

Stephen Sondheim

Tracks for MT 1 Students 16 Bar Audition:

Falling In Love With Love

Wonderful Guy

I Believe in You

They Call the Wind Mariah

        All© Shannon O'Bryan 2012