Alyssa Taubin is a music director for youth and collegiate level theatre and has had the opportunity to work on shows performed in Costa Rica, Scotland, and around the United States. Recently, she has begun to dabble in writing musical theater. Her first full length original musical, Dreamers, a show that follows the identity struggles of a young undocumented immigrant, premiered in 2014 at Beloit College. She has a passion for musical theater that explore the intense human emotions that come with oppression and injustice.
The American Musical in Black and White: How race relations in the United States directly affected the development of musical theatreA brief history of the American musical through America’a racial history, from blackface and minstrel shows, to vaudeville and the Golden Age.