Solos and Duets

Solos and Duets with Michael Lutton & Frank Spitznagel

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Class Days: Mondays 6:30pm - 8:30pm (ET)
Begins: Oct 5, 2020
Ends: Oct 26, 2020
(Originally: $150)
Price: $99

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

This four-week workshop will dive deep into solo spot songs and duets. By exploring music genre and character point of view, we'll learn new ways to add specificity to musical improv performance. Musical Level 1 prerequisite. *Please note that for this class you will need headphones you can connect to your computer as well as access to Google Chrome.

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.

Instructor: Frank Spitznagel

Frank Spitznagel is the Musical Director at Magnet Theater and a piano accompanist who frequently plays for such improv groups as I Eat Pandas, Veal, The Made-Up Musical, Gusto, and many others. He is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music, where he studied piano performance. His work can be heard on several studio recordings. Frank has composed for Comedy Central and the Aspen Comedy Festival. He accompanied Itzhak Perlman in an original jazz composition by Benny Golson at Lincoln Center. He also played the American premiere of The Hired Man Off-Broadway. He has been musical director for productions such as Nunsense (all incarnations), A Chorus Line, Chicago City Limits, and several original musicals.

Full Session Schedule


Session Schedule*

  • Oct 5, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)
  • Oct 12, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)
  • Oct 19, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)
  • Oct 26, 2020, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    at Zoom (Instructor will send info)
    (cyberspace)

Show Schedule*

  • This class does not include a performance.