Scene into Song with Molly Graham and Beth Lyons

Discover the joy of improvising songs and the craft of musical theater.

Learn how to put your thoughts and emotions into improvised song and take your scenes to the next level. No need to be an experienced singer! You will learn how to turn every song you improvise into a full-blown musical number.

This eight-week class will teach the basics of incorporating improvised songs into scene work, culminating in a class performance night of improvised musical theater. Topics to include initiating song structures in the moment, emotional integrity, and general music theater technique. Students will learn from iMusical members Molly Graham and Beth Lyons. Michael O’Connor will be the accompanist for the class.

All participants must have successfully completed a previous Foundations of Musical Improv (or 2017’s Intro to Musical Improv) or have permission from the instructor. Please reach out to the education director at classes@witdc.org with any questions.

ABOUT MOLLY
Molly began her artistic life as a musical theater nerd on the middle school stages of Pittsburgh, PA. She has never gotten any cooler. Learn more about Molly here.

ABOUT BETH
Born and raised on Martha’s Vineyard, Beth fell in love with improvising in middle school. She’s studied at Washington Improv Theater including the musical improv curriculums. She attended performing arts high school and majored in theater at Hollins University. Learn more about Beth here.

ABOUT MIKE
Mike has been supporting improvisers from behind a keyboard since 2012, when he joined the musical improv troupe That Racket! in Austin, TX. Mike has previously served as the accompanist and musical director for Over the Lege, the ONLY Texas-based political comedy satire variety show. Learn more about Mike here.

Prerequisite:
All participants must have successfully completed a previous Foundations of Musical Improv (or 2017's Intro to Musical Improv) or have permission from the instructor. Please reach out to the education director at classes@witdc.org with any questions.
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In-person classes - Winter 2022
Sundays with Molly Graham and Beth Lyons

1PM - 3:30PM (8 Classes at 2.5 hours)
Dates: 2/27, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17
Room: Rehearsal Room
Showcase: TBD

Source Theater
1835 14th Street NW

$330

Molly Graham

Beth Lyons

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