Learning about musical theatre from a classroom is fun, but experiencing it is even better. Sterling College students were able to do just that during their musical theatre interterm course, which included a week in New York City.“Seeing the talent it takes to be a part of professional theatre in New York City and the preparation that goes into a show gives the student an experience they will never forget,” said Theatre and Communications Department Chair Gordon Kling.
Before traveling to NYC, students spent a week on campus studying the history of the American Musical Theatre, various influential shows and musicals, and the components of a musical. They also learned how to properly critique the shows they were about to experience. Once in New York, the group attended Porgy and Bess, A