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Music Direction

Music Direction 1: Improvisation TERM 6 2014

In improvisation, a talented music director can make an okay scene good, and a good scene great! Learn the ins and outs of accompanying and collaborating with improvisational actors, including underscoring scenes, playing in film and TV genres, improvising songs in a variety of musical styles, and expanding your skills for varied types of improv shows. Come develop the chops needed to be a well-rounded improv comedy MD.

$229/$209 early registration, 2 hours, 8 weeks

Prerequisites: Intermediate piano skills


Music Direction 2: Sketch Comedy TBA
This workshop is not offered every term. If you would like to be informed when it becomes available, please click here.

Use your improvisational piano chops to grow your skills as a music director for the sketch comedy revue! Learn how to work with an ensemble of improvisational actors to teach existing musical material, create new musical sketches, design the sound of the show, and much more.

$229/$209 early registration, 2 hours, 8 weeks

Prerequisites: Music Direction 1