Master Class with Kerrigan & Lowdermilk & Tysen

AMT Live is delighted to welcome to Paris Kait Kerrigan, Brian Lowdermilk, and Nathan Tysen for a one-day only musical theatre master class for professionals.
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AMT Live is delighted to welcome award-winning American lyricists Nathan Tysen (Broadway’s TUCK EVERLASTING and AMELIE) and Kait Kerrigan (off-Broadway’s THE MAD ONES) and composer Brian Lowdermilk (HENRY & MUDGE, THE MAD ONES) for a one-day only master class to discuss how musical theatresongs are written, and how we can take a closer look at the sum of the parts of a well-crafted tune in order to breathe new life into performance.

This event is open by invitation only and will be held primarily in English with French translation as needed.

Thursday, April 18, 2019 (13h30-16h30) Paris 1er

THE ARTISTS…

Kait KERRIGAN is an award-winning lyricist, bookwriter, and playwright. Off-Broadway: THE MAD ONES (fka THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN), HENRY & MUDGE. She has written book and lyrics for THE BAD YEARS, REPUBLIC, UNBOUND, IRENA, and lyrics for ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER & FRIENDS, and EARTHRISE. Her plays include FATHER/DAUGHTER, DISASTER RELIEF, IMAGINARY LOVE, and TRANSIT. Her work has been developed by La Jolla, Kennedy Center, Theatreworks/Silicone Valley, Primary Stages, Goodspeed, and others. Awards: Kleban, Larson, Theatre Hall of Fame Most Promising Lyricist. Alumna of Dramatists Guild Fellowship, Page 73’s I-73, Barnard College, BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop.
www.kerrigan-lowdermilk.com

Brian LOWDERMILK made his off-Broadway debut with HENRY AND MUDGE in 2006 with lyricist-librettist Kait Kerrigan, and the pair returned off-Broadway in November 2017 with THE MAD ONES (formerly titled THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN). Other projects with Kerrigan: THE BAD YEARS, REPUBLIC, UNBOUND, FLASH OF TIME, WRONG NUMBER and THE WOMAN UPSTAIRS, as well as two albums “Our First

Mistake” and “Kerrigan-Lowdermilk Live”. Additional musicals include DR. WONDERFUL AND HER DOG (with Lauren Gunderson) and RED (with Marcus Stevens). Awards: Jonathan Larson, Alan Menken, Richard Rodgers, Dramatists Guild Fellowship. Alumnus of NYU and the BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop, CEO of the start-up NewMusicalTheatre.com, and member of the Dramatists Guild and ASCAP.

Nathan TYSEN (Lyricist) Broadway: Amélie (with composer and co-lyricist Dan Messé, Drama League nomination), Tuck Everlasting (with composer Chris Miller; Outer Critics & Drama League nominations). Off-Broadway: The Burnt Part Boys (Playwrights Horizons & Vineyard Theatre; Lucille Lortel nomination), Fugitive Songs (Drama Desk nomination), Stars of David.  Regional: Paradise Square (Berkeley Rep), Stillwater (Kansas City Rep with band Joe’s Pet Project), The Mysteries of Harris Burdick (Barrington Stage Co.).  TV: “Sesame Street,” “Elmo’s World” and “The Electric Company.” Awards from the Kleban, Ebb, Rodgers, and Larson foundations.  Writer/director for Lovewell Institute, creating original musicals with young adults. MFA NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, BFA Missouri State University.  Husband to writer Kait Kerrigan, father to Lucy. nathantysen.com

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AMT accueille les artistes américains primés Nathan Tysen (TUCK EVERLASTING et AMELIE à Broadway) et Kait Kerrigan (THE MAD ONES) et le compositeur Brian Lowdermilk pour une master classe exceptionnelle sur comment les chansons sont utilisées dans le théâtre musical à merveille pour développer les personnages.

Cette évènement est ouverte sur invitation uniquement et aura lieu principalement en anglais, mais avec traduction vers le français si besoin.

Le jeudi 18 avril de 13h30 à 16h30  (Paris 1er)

LES ARTISTES…

Kait KERRIGAN est parolière, écrivaine, et dramaturge. Off-Broadway: THE MAD ONES (fka THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN), HENRY & MUDGE. Elle a signé le livret et les paroles de THE BAD YEARS, REPUBLIC, UNBOUND, IRENA, et les paroles de ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER & FRIENDS, et EARTHRISE. Ses pièces comprend entre autres FATHER/DAUGHTER, DISASTER RELIEF, IMAGINARY LOVE, et TRANSIT. Ses oeuvres ont été produites à travers les Etats-Unis, notamment par La Jolla, Kennedy Center, Theatreworks/Silicone Valley, Primary Stages, et Goodspeed. Elle a gagné les primes Kleban, Larson et Theatre Hall of Fame Most Promising Lyricist. Elle figure par les anciens du Dramatists Guild Fellowship, Page 73’s I-73, Barnard College, et le BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop.
www.kerrigan-lowdermilk.com

Brian LOWDERMILK a fait sa premièr off-Broadway en 2006 (HENRY & MUDGE) avec parolière/écrivaine Kait Kerrigan, et ils ont également collaboré sur le spectacle THE MAD ONES (fka THE UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF SAMANTHA BROWN). Avec Kerrigan, il a composé THE BAD YEARS, REPUBLIC, UNBOUND, FLASH OF TIME, WRONG NUMBER et THE WOMAN UPSTAIRS, ainsi que deux albums “Our First Mistake” et “Kerrigan-Lowdermilk Live”. Il a composé DR. WONDERFUL AND HER DOG (avec Lauren Gunderson) et RED (avec Marcus Stevens). Il a gagné les primes Jonathan Larson, Alan Menken, Richard Rodgers, et Dramatists Guild Fellowship. Il figure parmi les anciens de NYU et The BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop. Il est CEO de NewMusicalTheatre.com, et membre de Dramatists Guild et ASCAP.

Nathan TYSEN (Parolier) A Broadway, il a écrit avec co-parolier Dan Messé le spectacle musical AMELIE (d’après le film de Jean-Pierre Jeunet “Le Fabuleux Destin D’Amélie Poulain), qui a reçu une nomination au prix Drama League, et TUCK EVERLASTING, avec le compositeur Chris Miller, nominé aux prix Outer Critics et Drama League. Ses spectacles Off-Broadway comprennent THE BURNT PART BOYS au Playwrights Horizons et au Vineyard Theatre (nominé au prix Lucille Lortel), FUGITIVE SONGS (nominé au prix Drama Desk), et STARS OF DAVID. Il a également signé les paroles pour les comédies musicales PARADISE SQUARE (Berkeley Rep), STILLWATER (Kansas City Rep with band Joe’s Pet Project, et THE MYSTERIES OF HARRIS BURDICK (Barrington Stage Co.), aux Théâtres Régionales. Il a également écrit pour les émissions de télévision SESAME STREET, ELMO’S WORLD et THE ELECTRIC COMPANY. Il a été primé par les fondations Kleban, Ebb, et Larson, et il est écrivain et directeur de l’Institut Lovewell (qui crée des comédies musicales originales avec les jeunes adults). Diplômé du NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program et Missouri State University, il a une fille (Lucy) avec sa conjointe Kait Kerrigan. nathantysen.com

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