Arts & Letters Speaker Series 2010
Marni Nixon: Voice of the Stars
Grammy-nominated soprano, Emmy-award winning actress and author, Marni Nixon came to ESU and spoke about her fascinating career in musical theater working with such composing masters as Leonard Bernstein.
She discussed her experiences in dubbing the singing voices for Natalie Wood in “West Side Story,” Audrey Hepburn in “My Fair Lady,” Deborah Kerr in “The King and I,” as well as a few notes for Marilyn Monroe in “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.”
A special master class was given to the Theatre majors by Ms. Nixon.
New Clown and Physical Theatre Workshop 2005 with Don Rieder and Valerie Dean, instructors for professional and university training programs who have worked with the Cirque De Solieil and the National Circus School of Canada