USC Thornton faculty member Paul Hodgins was credited for coining the term “choreomusical” in a recent issue of the Journal of Music Theory. He first used the term in his 1992 doctoral dissertation, which discussed and analyzed the relationship between choreography and music. “Hodgins coined the term choreomusical, which has since been modified by others… Continue reading Paul Hodgins recognized for coining term ‘choreomusical’ in The Journal of Music Theory
Musical Theatre sophomore Munachimso Mbaezue was interviewed by the DailyTrojan for his film “The Principles of Progeny.” One of Mbaezue’s very first choral composition pieces is featured in the project, with more pieces and performance to come in the future.
Jazz Studies alumna and Tony Award winner Renée Elise Goldsberry (MM ’97) will star in the upcoming Peacock musical comedy “Girls5Eva.” The series, which is being executive produced by Tina Fey, Robert Carlock and Meredith Scardino, follows a former one-hit-wonder girl group from the ’90s who reunite only to find that each member is in… Continue reading Renée Elise Goldsberry to star in television comedy “Girls5Eva”
Tony Award-winning Jazz Studies alum Renée Elise Goldsberry (MM ’97) was interviewed in the LA Times about her role as Angelica Schuyler in the hit musical Hamilton after the film version of the musical was recently released on Disney+. Goldsberry, who was also nominated for a GRAMMY in addition to her Tony win, talks about… Continue reading Renée Elise Goldsberry interviewed in LA Times
Vocal Arts and Opera faculty member Karen Parks has recently performed in an off-Broadway musical in New York City, and will perform in a charity concert in New York City in December. On Nov. 8, Parks performed in a musical titled “Mighty Funny Kinda’ Love,” that focused on eight women dealing with forbidden love and… Continue reading Karen Parks performs in Off-Broadway production and charity concert
Renée Elise Goldsberry (MM ’97, jazz studies), singer, actress, and USC Thornton alumna, won a Tony Award for her performance as Angelica Schuyler Church in the Broadway musical, Hamilton. At the Sunday, June 12th award ceremony at New York City’s Beacon Theatre, Goldsberry delivered an emotional speech, thanking her supportive family and her fellow cast-members.… Continue reading Alumna Renée Elise Goldsberry wins Tony for “Hamilton”
Singer, actress, and USC Thornton alumna Renée Elise Goldsberry (MM ’97, jazz studies) has been nominated for a Tony Award for her performance as Angelica Schuyler Church in the hit Broadway musical, Hamilton. The production, which is nominated for a record 16 Tony Awards, has received rapturous acclaim from critics and audiences, alike. Goldsberry has… Continue reading Alumna Renée Elise Goldsberry receives Tony nomination for featured role in “Hamilton”