Master Class with Kait Kerrigan & Nathan Tysen

AMT Live is delighted to welcome award-winning American writers Kait Kerrigan (off-Broadway’s THE MAD ONES) and Nathan Tysen (Broadway’s PARADISE SQUARE, TUCK EVERLASTING and AMELIE) for a one-day only master class on INTERPRETING THE MUSICAL THEATRE SONG (from the Writer’s perspective).

Saturday, November 4, 2023 (11-14h)
Paris 18ème

This master class will be held in English with French translation as needed. Limit of 6 performers. A limited number of spots are available for auditors who wish to attend but do not wish to perform. 

To request a performer or auditor spot, email

AMT Live Member Pricing:
Performer spot: 50€
Auditor spot: 25€

Public pricing:
Performer spot: 70€
Auditor spot: 35€

*Apply HERE for membership to the AMT Live Association


KAIT KERRIGAN (book) is an award-winning bookwriter, lyricist, and playwright. In 2023: THE GREAT GATSBY pre-Broadway tryout at the Papermill Playhouse, THE TIME TRAVELLER’S WIFE on the West End, INDIGO at the Human Race Theatre. Off-Broadway: book and lyrics for THE MAD ONES, and HENRY AND MUDGE. Regional: plays – FATHER/DAUGHTER, IMAGINARY LOVE; and musicals JUSTICE; EARTHRISE; ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER, AND FRIENDS. Digital: A KILLER PARTY. Her immersive house party THE BAD YEARS (book and lyrics) had two sold-out pop-up productions in Brooklyn. Albums include THE MAD ONES, KERRIGAN-LOWDERMILK LIVE, and OUR FIRST MISTAKE, which hit #1 on the digital charts. Her songs including “Run Away with Me” and “Go Tonight” have had millions of listens and views on digital platforms. Awards: Kleban Award for libretto, Jonathan Larson Award for lyric-writing, Most Promising Lyricist Award from the Theatre Hall of Fame, Edgerton Award for FATHER/DAUGHTER, and residencies at Page 73, Dramatists Guild Fellows, Rhinebeck, Goodspeed’s Johnnie Mercer Project, and MacDowell. She is an alumna of Barnard College and the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop and a member of the Dramatists Guild. @kaitkerrigan on social media.

NATHAN TYSEN (Lyrics). Broadway: Paradise Square (Tony Nomination), Amélie, Tuck Everlasting. West End: Amélie (Olivier & Grammy Nominations). Off-Broadway: The Burnt Part Boys, Fugitive Songs, Stars of David. Regional: The Great Gatsby, Dreamland (or a musical riff on Shakespeare’s Midsummer set during the declassification of Area 51), Stillwater, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick, two circuses for Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey. TV/Film: A Killer Party,Sesame Street (Emmy Nomination), Elmo’s World, The Electric Company. Upcoming: The Great Gatsby, Love is Strange, Blown Sideways Through Life, Revival, The Untitled Joe Hill Project. Awards from the Kleban, Ebb, Rodgers, and Larson Foundations. Writer and director for Lovewell Institute, creating original musicals with young adults. MFA NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program, BFA Missouri State Univ. Husband to writer Kait Kerrigan, father to Lucy and Tess. IG: @doctorpickles


AMT accueille les artistes américains primés Kait Kerrigan (THE GREAT GATSBY, THE TIME TRAVELLER’S WIFE, THE MAD ONES) et Nathan Tysen (PARADISE SQUARE, TUCK EVERLASTING et AMELIE à Broadway) pour une master classe exceptionnelle sur l’interprétation des chansons de comédie musicale du point de vue de l’auteur. 

Cette évènement aura lieu principalement en anglais, avec traduction vers le français si besoin.

Le samedi 4 novembre de 11-14h (Paris 18ème)

Limite de 6 artists maximum. Les auditeurs libres sont les bienvenus dans la limite de places disponibles.

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Tarif pour les membres d’AMT Live et les artist/es professionnel/les
Performer : 50€
Auditeur libre : 25€

Performer : 70€
Auditeur libre : 35€

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Kait KERRIGAN est parolière, écrivaine, et dramaturge. En 2023 : THE GREAT GATSBY pre-Broadway au Papermill Playhouse, THE TIME TRAVELLER’S WIFE au West End, INDIGO au Human Race Theatre. 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. @kaitkerrigan

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 deux filles avec sa conjointe Kait Kerrigan.