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Writing And Performing Musical Theatre

Sir Tim Rice

Writing And Performing Musical Theatre

Write captivating lyrics with the legendary lyricist behind Evita, Aladdin, and The Lion King.

This course includes:

23 lessons

4.5 hours

21 exercises

What you'll learn

Join Sir Tim as he shares advice on everything - no musical skills necessary. You’re one step closer to seeing your name up in lights.

  • Conveying emotion, story and mood through song
  • Take your musical idea to the stage
  • Go behind the music with Alan Menken
  • Learn the art of collaboration
  • Nail auditions with Jane Deitch
  • Master performance and writing techniques

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Sir Tim Rice is one of the most successful and celebrated lyricists of all time. For his incredible body of work, including much-loved productions Evita, Chess, Jesus Christ Superstar, Aladdin, and The Lion King, Tim has won numerous awards. With three Oscars, five Grammys, two Oliviers, three Golden Globes, three Tonys and even an Emmy under his belt, there are few people better placed to help guide you to achieve your showbiz dreams.

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Lesson plan (23)

  1. 01

    Writing and Performing Musical Theatre Introduction

    03:30

  2. 02

    Starting out

    06:07

  3. 03

    What's a good idea?

    11:26

  4. 04

    What makes a great lyric?

    17:34

  5. 05

    Overall structure

    16:08

  6. 06

    Writing for film

    28:33

  7. 07

    Artistic collaboration

    17:14

  8. 08

    Orchestration

    11:18

  9. 09

    The making of Evita

    14:13

  10. 10

    Getting a musical produced today

    21:34

  11. 11

    Writing a hit song - part 1 - Don't Cry For Me Argentina

    18:52

  12. 12

    Writing a hit song - part 2 - A Whole New World

    09:20

  13. 13

    Building character

    07:24

  14. 14

    When lyrics don't work

    06:04

  15. 15

    Making the music - with Alan Menken

    14:42

  16. 16

    Performance: Auditioning tips

    12:30

  17. 17

    Performance: Acting through song

    10:49

  18. 18

    Performance: Ballads

    06:25

  19. 19

    Performance: Duets

    11:17

  20. 20

    Performance: Comedy

    07:25

  21. 21

    The audition process

    08:16

  22. 22

    Tim's 10 Golden Rules

    04:13

  23. 23

    The final word

    02:06

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