Career Essay: A Musical Theatre Career

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Shannon L. Alder once said, “If you were born with the ability to change someone’s perspective or emotions, never waste that gift. It is one of the most powerful gifts God can give—the ability to influence.”. Theatre influences emotions in a person's’ heart. It can be by the costumes, lighting, music, storyline, or the characters; the ability to change someone’s perspective or emotions through acting is an extraordinary thing, The career of a musical theatre performer is an extraordinary adventure because of it’s ability to change someone’s view and emotions. The ability to influence not through just words alone, but through the power of music, dance and acting combined. The research will describe the career of a musical theatre performer what is required to become a successful musical theatre performer, and the impact of a musical theatre performer has society. Musical theatre was originally started in Paris and Vienna in the early 1800’s. The musicals roots are from the French and Viennese operettas. Works from the French playwright Jacques Offenbach and the romantic comedy playwright Johann Strauss II were the first musicals to gain nationwide popularity. Continental operas were very popular in England, but many people preferred the looser setting of the variety shows and musicals in the Music Hall. Broadway musicals originated its roots from …show more content…
It’s all I’ve ever wanted in life. I love to sing, dance, act, and making people around me smile. If I could have the power to be able to make someone smile it would all be worth it to me. I feel musical theatre is the ultimate art of express. You have three major components that entertain an audience member while still telling a story. To me, it’s not about the fame and fortune. It’s about doing something I love and enjoy. If you’re doing something you love everyday, you won’t work a day in your life. That’s what I want to do in my near

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