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  • Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at 5:00 pm

An introduction to the art of writing a musical theater song

This introductory workshop led by Anna K. Jacobs (POP!; Harmony, Kansas; Teeth; Echo) takes participants through an authentic musical theater songwriting process. Explore the relationship between music and language. Learn key songwriting tools. Discover the power of writer and performer collaborations. Receive guidance and feedback in a safe and open environment. Participate in a public masterclass with special Guest Artist, Ryan Scott Oliver (Jasper in Deadland, 35mm: A Musical Exhibition, Darling).
Open to individuals and teams of all backgrounds. 20 spaces available; applications will be accepted until June 10. A limited number of Emerging Composer Scholarships are available thanks to The ASCAP Foundation.

Class Time: From 9:45 am – 12:45 pm on 7/20 and 7/21 at Playwrights Horizons Rehearsal Studios
From 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm on 7/22 at Playwrights Horizons Rehearsal Studios
From 9:45 am - 12:45 pm on 7/23 at Playwrights Horizons Rehearsal Studios
From 9.45 am - 5.45 pm on 7/25 at the June Havoc Theatre
From 9.45 am - 8pm on 7/26 at the June Havoc Theatre

Guest Artist Feedback and Writer Presentations: From 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm on 7/26. Open to the public. Join us for a public masterclass with Ryan Scott Oliver (Jasper in Deadland, 35mm: A Musical Exhibition, Darling) and participants from Anna K. Jacobs' Musical Songwriting Workshop. Over the week long Musical Songwriting Workshop, participants have been guided through an authentic musical theater songwriting process and this masterclass will showcase what they have been working on.

Ryan Scott Oliver will talk about his creative and professional experiences as a musical theater writer, then each team who have taken part in Anna K. Jacob's Musical Songwriting Workshop will present their song and he will provide feedback and guidance.

Ticket price - $130 Participation fee; $10 for performance on 7/26

Read the 2016 Agenda for class descriptions!
Applications for 2016 are now closed, but come and watch what the participants have been working on!

This is an Educational Event: Our enlightening Educational Workshops help audiences to gain firsthand experience in an array of disciplines. Participation is limited so be sure to sign up before it’s too late!