Coaching Musical Improv

Coaching Musical Improv with Michael Lutton

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Class Days: Sundays 12pm - 3pm (applications closed, notifications 7/15)
Begins: Jul 21, 2024
Ends: Aug 25, 2024
Price: $299

Check below to see the full schedule for each session, see if your class skips a week for a holiday, and check out the date and time of your class show(s).

Class Description


Coaching a musical team comes with a unique set of challenges: How do you balance improv scenework and songs? How do you vary up practice sessions to keep things interesting? How do you prepare groups for successful shows? In this four-week course, students will get hands on experience running exercises and giving notes to up-and-coming musical improvisers. They will also receive personalized feedback from the head of Musical Improv Program to help them meet those challenges and be the best coach they can be! Pre-requisite: Magnet Musical 3

Application Deadlien: noon on July 12th

Notification Date: July 15th

Instructor: Michael Lutton

Michael has been a Magnet instructor since 2011. He has travelled the country performing in festivals and has taught workshops in Boston and Washington, DC. He has also taught several corporate and team-building workshops.

He began improvising in 2006, and was lucky to train with teachers such as Armando Diaz, Rachel Hamilton, James Eason, and Tara Copeland.

Michael currently teaches Level 1, Level 4: Monoscene, Musical Improv Level 1 and Musical Improv Level 3.

In addition to his teaching duties, Michael is the Director of the Musical Improv Program at the Magnet.

Full Session Schedule


Session Schedule*

  1. Jul 21, 2024, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Michael Howard Studios - Studio 1
    (152 W. 25th Street, 10th fl)
  2. Jul 28, 2024, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street)
  3. Aug 4, 2024, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street)
  4. Aug 11, 2024, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street)
  5. Aug 18, 2024, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street)
  6. Aug 25, 2024, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street)
This class does not have a show/performance