Release Date: Nov. 12, 2009
ASU Students to Showcase Talents in Opera/Music Theatre Workshop
Angelo State University students from music, drama and other programs will pool their talents to present the Opera/Music Theatre Workshop at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19.
The program is open free to the public in the Eldon Black Recital Hall inside the ASU Carr-Education Fine Arts (EFA) Building, 2602 Dena Drive.
Students from the opera music course taught by Dr. Christine Buckstead will put what they’ve learned about singing, acting, dancing and stage movement into musical scenes taken from classical opera to recent Broadway hits. The students participated in the entire process of putting on the show, from selecting the music, directing and choreographing to costuming and lighting. The workshop-style course offers students learning by experimentation to improve their knowledge, confidence and stage technique.
The program of duets, trios and ensemble numbers from popular and classical dramatic music literature will include scenes from “Les Miserables,” “The H.M.S. Pinafore,” “Shrek the Musical,” “Annie Get Your Gun,” “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,” “Hansel and Gretel” and others.
For more information on the Opera Music Theatre, call the ASU Art and Music Department at 942-2085.