For my final project, I want to focus on The Phantom of the Opera and how the musical represents almost every theme and topic that we have discussed in class. From physical disability to operatic themes of innocence and sexuality … Read More »
For my final essay, I will be elaborating on research I am currently conducting for my impromptu presentation on Thursday, which looks at how Kanye West’s bipolarity has affected his career in the music industry. In my research, one thing … Read More »
I watched a short video today about people with Tourette’s, and both of the people interviewed said that they experience a brief but significant drop in the number of tics they experience during and shortly after singing and playing instruments. … Read More »
For my final topic, I will be focusing on disability and artists in the 20th century. Musical composers such as Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, and Django Reinhart are the main three that I will focus on. I will draw some … Read More »
For my final project, I will expand on my first presentation in which I explored orientalism in Aladdin and how this connects with Carmen. I will expand my presentation by exploring how orientalism manifests itself in 21st-century Western media, particularly focusing … Read More »
Les miserables is my favorite movie, and it was first introduced as a musical theatre performance before it became a movie. The whole movie has almost no “pure conversation”, almost every conversation between the characters are songs. There are many … Read More »
For my essay the topic I chose to talk about the lyrics in country music through the lends of gender and sexuality, while also applying race and nationality. I will discuss the meaning behind the lyrics in the mostly white … Read More »
I watched Trolls World Tour. I have So. Many. Questions.