Some of the theater’s biggest musicals have Christian themes. Through acting, singing, and dancing, while using the power of scripture, and storytelling, this class will not only grow and stretch you as a performer, but will challenge and inspire you as we discover Biblical themes in some of musical theater’s biggest shows. This is a can’t miss class for any Christian aspiring to be in the arts. Possible shows explored include, Godspell, Hamilton, The Wiz, Bright Star, Dear Evan Hansen and more!
Tyler Russell grew up in Washington state, where he was involved with CYT Vancouver for 8 years. In addition to CYT, Tyler acted professionally in and around Portland, OR throughout high school. In 2011, at 18, Tyler's entire family relocated to Nashville, where he started getting into songwriting and music, and was part of the early years of CYT Nashville. In 2015 he graduated from Lipscomb University where he received his BFA in Theater with a major in Directing and a minor in Musical Theatre performance. Tyler is passionate about using entertainment and the arts to impact the world and shine a light in the darkness. He is so thankful to be part of CYT, and to be back teaching classes. In addition to theater, Tyler is a writer, a singer and a mega coffee drinker!
We are in the process of finalizing our location in the Cool Springs area and will communicate details about our precise address soon. Stay tuned!
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