Theatre & Dance (Organizational unit)

  • Annette Thornton (Chair)

Activity: MembershipMembership of committee


began Program Review Music Theatre program outreach/coaching/retention:
Actors Connection, 2009 to 2018: prepared music theatre majors for three days of workshops with professionals in the field in New York; traveled with students to New York 2009-2013
Art from Our Park, Isabella County Parks and Recreation, 2008-2017
“Full Circle,” end of year showcase of music theatre students and senior capstone presentations, 2013 to present
Grandparents University, CMU Alumni Office, 2013-2017
“Let’s Do Lunch,” Art Reach, 2009 to present
Music Theatre Area Recital [MTAR]; weekly one-hour master class in music theatre performance, 2009 to present
“What I Did for Love,” Benefit for Broadway Cares, Equity Fights AIDS, 2009-2013
Program advisor for all music theatre majors 2008-2018; program advisor for upper classmen 2018 to present
Facilitated and organized workshops for Guest Artists:
Dr. Bryan Wade (Voice Coach, NYC), Audition Workshops: October 24-25, 2014 and October 16-17, 2015
Ellie Sciarra (Professional Tap Dancer, Boulder, CO), Tap Workshops: March 18-19, 2011; March 16-17, 2012; February 22-23, 2013; tap guest choreographer for 42nd Street, Fall, 2013
Gordan Ostrowski (Assistant Dean/Opera Producer, Manhattan School of Music, NY), Masterclasses in Musical Theatre Song, Audition Techniques, Resumes: October 7-9, 2011
PeriodSep 1 2009Dec 31 2015
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