nstructor: Dramatists Guild Chicago Regional Representative Cheryl Coons
This lyric writing lab offers participants a solid grounding in the craft of lyric writing for musical theatre and cabaret, and stimulating prompts for generating new song ideas. Participants will gain tools for analyzing lyrics, developing ideas effectively through a song and score, and structuring theatre songs lyrically and musically for maximum impact. Participants will present their own lyrics for group discussion and constructive feedback in a supportive atmosphere.
About the Musicals Track
The Musicals track is designed to provide playwrights with a solid foundation for writing musical theatre. It consists of four courses:
Musical Theatre Writing is a prerequisite for Musicals in Process. Musical Theatre Bootcamp and Lyric Lab may be taken out of sequence with the other two courses.