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Day 2: In Which the Human Throat Is Disgusting but Also Necessary I Guess

Updated: Jun 21, 2019

Today the teens practiced the dance to "Razzle Dazzle." This is excellent news, because I know how to play "Razzle Dazzle" on the ukulele.

Of course the ukulele is the most important instrument in the Chicago pit band. But I digress.

Classes started today! Dance, voice, and acting lessons all around. In the morning, I sat in during a preteen voice lesson with musical director Jake Fry.

Jake Fry (left) does introductions and vocal warmups with a preteen class (right).

There the students learned about proper singing posture and singing healthily. We also had a hissing contest, WHICH I LOST, to learn about breathing control. We even looked at a model of the vocal chords to see how best not to destroy them. And that was not even the most exciting part of today!

"Jeepers, Smee! What could possibly be more exciting than anatomical cross sections of the human throat?"

There is only one thing, and that is getting CAST LISTS POSTED!