Get Out of Your Head and Sing! (in-person)

Get Out of Your Head and Sing! (in-person) with Frank Spitznagel and Cheryl Horne

Class Description

Learn how to stay committed to your scene choices and sing with confidence once the music starts! Don't justify, don't explain, don't talk yourself out of your song, just sing! Prerequisite: Musical Level 1.

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.

Instructor: Cheryl Horne

Cheryl Horne is a singer and actress from Long Island, NY. She studied Musical Theater in High School and college and graduated from SUNY Old Westbury, with a degree in Multicultural English Literature. She is currently an English teacher and mentor for grades 6-12.

Cheryl is also very involved in her community. She is the Drama Ministry Director at Bread of Life World Outreach Center; and she is also co-founder of Happy Harmonies, a charity organization that raises money for homeless communities, hurricane relief victims and other disenfranchised groups, with her best friend Vanita Kumar. She loves improv, singing, reading, book club, spending time with family, and dancing (even though she isn’t exactly a “dancer”).

Cheryl had the pleasure of studying “regular” improv under Rick Andrews, Megan Gray and Louis Kornfeld, and musical improv under Nikita Burdein, Miles Lindahl, Micheal Lutton, Annie Moor, Dan Reitz, and Frank Spitznagel. She loves being a part of the Magnet Theater community and is grateful for the talented people she is privileged to perform with.

Full Session Schedule

Session Schedule*

  1. May 1, 2022, 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    at Magnet Theater
    (254 W. 29th Street)
This class does not have a show/performance