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Musical Theater

Class Description

The Musical Theater Review Three Week Intensive combines college ­level Theater, Music and Dance disciplines with guidance in how to create online musical theater content. The goal is to produce a digital performance in a team environment. ​
The program allows students ages 14-­18 to take on the roles of actors, singers, dancers, lyricists, composers and technicians learning what it takes to be successful producers while working together to bring their creative vision to life.
The last week of the Musical Theater Intensive will culminate with a livestream on July 31st.
Instructor: Rich Gray

RICHARD GRAY currently teaches acting, audition and cabaret technique at Cornish. He has also directed Cornish productions of Company, Lift, Nine, Quilters, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Grand Hotel and will be directing The Rocky Horror Show in the fall. He has also guest taught at University of Texas, Montclair State University, Seattle Children’s Theatre and the 5th Avenue Theatre. As an actor, recent performances include roles in Murder For Two, Assassins, First Date, Spamalot, A Room With A View, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Producers, and Chicago. As a composer, Richard was named one of 5 finalists in both 2005 and 2006 for the Fred Ebb Award honoring up-and-coming new musical theatre writers. His musicals include Dick Whittington, The Flea and The Professor (Barrymore Award – Best Musical), Lyle The Crocodile, Cold Turkey, Time Again in Oz and The Long Game. Outside of theater, he is honored to be the reigning “King Neptune” of Seattle’s Seafair Festival.


Due to the current health and safety restrictions, our Summer at Cornish intensives will are being held remotely. Through a mix of synchronous and asynchronous learning, students will perform and create with our Cornish instructors. Our intensives find the best balance to keep our students developing their skills by using a varied learning format that helps students create, design and perform!


Apply for the Cornish Extension Programs Scholarship!

Cornish is committed to making our courses available for youth students who demonstrate artistic and academic promise, financial need, and interest in the program by offering modest scholarship assistance. Cornish College reserves the right to change any final scholarship award based on the number of qualified applicants and available funding.

To apply, click here for the Cornish Extension Programs Scholarship Form!

Program Summer At Cornish

Dates/Times

Registration is currently open with special Early Bird prices available now through March 1st. Early Bird extended to April 1st! 

Dates: July 12th to 30th

Times: Monday – Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Ages 14-18

Discipline Theater

Price $1,630.00; Early Bird $1,530.00

Dress Requirements

There are no dress requirements on the first day. Instructors will let the students know when dance or other lessons will take place and when to wear active comfortable clothing.

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