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26th July 2020 | ONLINE | Authentic Storytelling in Musical Theatre

Updated: Aug 26, 2020

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Do you feel unsure or apprehensive when it comes to the Music Theatre genre?

Confused about how to approach a theatre song and authentically express your intention to an audience?

Want to know how to help guide your students in this increasingly-popular style?

This interactive webinar workshop and masterclass is for you! Tyran will begin the session with a series of engaged exercises to establish how best to tell stories through spoken word with one’s unique authenticity and individuality. Lisa-Marie will share her approach in preparing the Singer across the wide style requirements of Music Theatre Singing and will speak on the importance of self-reflection. Observe Lisa-Marie & Tyran work collaboratively with invited singers as they find authenticity in songs from a range of music theatre styles.

With the wealth of knowledge and experience held by these two esteemed performers and educators, this workshop will not only inspire and excite you, but will energise you to approach your performing and teaching of music theatre in a new way. Do not miss this opportunity! For more information on the presenters, see below.


  • All ANATS members: A$20

  • Non-members: A$40

  • Student Non-Members: A$30

  • Masterclass Singers: A$10


Simply submit two (2) song options from the categories below and a short paragraph about your singing background and ambitions. Email to:

We will be in touch regarding final song selection and with details on how to prepare and present during the online masterclass. Due date for masterclass submissions: 30th June 2020.

  • Golden Age of Musicals (1920-1960) - Rodgers & Hammerstein, Bock & Harnick, Lerner & Lowe, The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, Kiss Me Kate, Guys and Dolls, West Side Story, Gypsy, Bye Bye Birdie, Oliver!, Camelot etc.

  • Strong Text-Driven Theatre songs (1960-1990) - Cy Coleman, Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, Ahrens & Flaherty, A Chorus Line, Jesus Christ Superstar, Chicago, Working, Les Miserables, Little Shop of Horrors, Singin’ in the Rain, Pippin, Miss Saigon etc.

  • Contemporary Musical Theatre (post 1990) - Jason Robert Brown, Jonathan Larson, Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, Michael John LaChuisa, William Finn, Scott Alan, Marc Shaiman, Jeanine Tesori, Once on this Island, Children of Eden, Newsies, The Secret Garden, Hairspray, Billy Elliot, etc.

  • Current Rock/Pop Musicals - Lin Manuel-Miranda, Pasek & Paul, Mamma Mia, Jersey Boys, Hamilton, We Will Rock You, Shrek, Sister Act, Dear Evan Hansen, Waitress, Come From Away, Once, The Colour Purple, Next to Normal etc.

Four performers will be selected to perform based on song choice and style as appropriate for the masterclass. The cost of singing in the Masterclass is A$10. If you are selected, you will be asked to book through TryBooking.