Wednesdays, February 15 through March 22
6:45–9:15 p.m. ET
Instructor: Frenchie Davis
Prior experience: Not required
Acting for Musical Theatre explores the history and evolution of musical theatre and more deeply explores the syntheses of vocal performance with acting techniques.
Expectations and Goals: By the end of the course, the student will:
Frenchie Davis is a world-renowned vocalist, musical theatre performer, and college professor. She is originally from Los Angeles, California, and a graduate of Howard University. Her theatrical credits include the Broadway cast of RENT, Dreamgirls, Cinderella Enchanted, Jesus Christ Superstar, Little Shop of Horrors, and the national tour of Ain’t Misbehavin’, for which she earned a Grammy Award nomination. Television credits include Wanda Sykes’ Herlarious and voice over work for the hit Nickelodeon cartoon Wonder Pets. An outspoken advocate for art education in Black, Brown, and LGBTQIA+ communities, Frenchie continues to wow audiences with her unique and versatile talent and keeps them in stitches with her unapologetically witty outlook on life.