Musical Theatre Intensive

MSVMA will welcome 100 singers in grades 9-12 to our Musical Theatre Intensive on Saturday, September 29 at Portage Northern High School.  We are delighted to have an incredible panel of clinicians from the faculty of the University of Michigan Musical Theatre Department including Catherine A. Walker, Jason DeBord, Chelsea Packard and Ann Evans Watson. 

Students will have the opportunity to sing for clinicians and participate in a variety of topic sessions. 


MSVMA welcomes high school students to participate in its Musical Theater Solo and Ensemble Festivals. Participants must be enrolled and in good standing in their school's vocal music program. Their school must be a member of MSVMA.

Audition Requirements

Students will be required to provide a URL address to a YouTube video for the audition. Singers should perform 32 measures of a musical theatre song, preferably accompanied. Any problems with submissions should be reported to before the deadline of September 14 at 11:59 p.m

The fee of $65, must be paid via credit card according to instructions students will receive via email upon acceptance. 

Musical Theatre Intensive Schedule

Schedule: Check in begins at 8 a.m., Event is 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Details to be announced.

Students will be divided into four groups of 25. Groups will rotate and have the opportunity to work with each clinician.  Two outstanding soloists will be selected from a mini recital at the end of the day and will be invited to perform at the Michigan Music Conference in January. 

Lyn CieChanski 
Festival Supervisor

Application Deadline

September 14,  2018

September 29, 2018

Portage Northern High School
1000 Idaho Avenue
Portage, MI 49024

Robert Jordan
Musical Theatre Intensive
Coordinator & 

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