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Saturday, February 29 • 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Difficult Conversations: Classic Musical Theatre and the Modern Audience

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How do we reconcile our love of classic musicals with their often problematic treatment of marginalized groups and social issues? We will discuss strategies for starting the conversation with our students and audiences about how to approach classic musicals and if/how we can perform them today.

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Jenna Elser

Artistic Director, Glow Lyric Theatre
Jenna is the Artistic Director of Glow Lyric Theatre in South Carolina. Some of her groundbreaking work in her community includes producing and directing a re-imaging of Gounod’s opera Romèo et Juliette that sparked dialogue about the treatment of immigrants and refugees in the... Read More →
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Lisa Odom

Assistant Professor of Vocal Studies and Musial Theater, Clemson University
Dr. Lisa Sain Odom is Assistant Professor of Vocal Studies and Musical Theatre at Clemson University, teaching voice lessons and musical theatre courses, as well as serving as the vocal coach for the musicals there. She has also served on the music faculties of North Greenville University... Read More →

Saturday February 29, 2020 12:00pm - 12:50pm EST
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