The ASCAP Foundation will conduct its the sixth annual ASCAP Foundation/Disney Musical Theatre Workshop in January and February 2001 at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. The exact dates for the workshop will be announced will be shortly.
Returning to direct the workshop is Oscar and Grammy winning composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Pippin, Disney animated films “Pocahontas,” “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and “The Prince of Egypt.”) ASCAP’s musical theatre executive, Michael A. Kerker was in Los Angeles this week making arrangements for the workshop.
Participants will “present selections from their original works in progress for professional critique. Each session will feature prominent guests from all aspects of musical theatre,including producers, directors, critics, performers and composers.”
To apply for the ASCAP Foundation/Disney Musical Theatre Workshop, writers “should submit a resume and a cassette tape containing four original theatre songs (including a copy of the lyrics) and a brief outline of the musical by Dec. 12 to: Michael A. Kerker
Director of Musical Theatre
One Lincoln Plaza
New York, NY 10023
-- By Murdoch McBride