Broadway History - 100 Years of US Theater History

Hayley Travers Voice/Singing/Piano/Acting Teacher
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(112)
Discover the history and evolution of Broadway musical theater, an iconic American art form. Gain a new perspective on US history and the American Musical cannon. Perfect for learners interested in music, theater, and history. #academic

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Beginner - Intermediate Level
This class is taught in English.
Develop an understanding of the history and evolution of Broadway musical theater.
Explore the significant contributions of different composers, lyricists, and performers to the American Musical cannon.
Understand the cultural, social, and political contexts that have shaped Broadway musical theater over time.
Analyze the themes, characters, and musical styles in different Broadway musicals.
Enhance critical thinking skills through class discussions and reflection activities.
Improve research and presentation skills through the final project.
Homework Offered
Most homework will be watching musicals via provided links. There will always be free options as well as options available on popular streaming services like Disney Plus and Netflix.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Computer or tablet with a stable internet connection
Notebook or journal for note-taking
Pen or pencil for note-taking
Optional: headphones for listening to musical excerpts or video lectures without disturbing others
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Themes include: Gender Expression, Race in America, the HIV/Aids Crisis. 
Students will need to access YouTube links and PDF's sent via out school. 

Meet the teacher

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(112)
Welcome to my online music and acting lessons! 
My name is Hayley, and I am an experienced online music teacher with a passion for theater, music, and storytelling. As a professional Union actor and graduate of New England Conservatory and... 
Group Class


1x per week
35 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(2)
Completed by 13 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 13-18
3-7 learners per class

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