In this Part 2 video of the 3-Part story structure miniseries, Michael discusses the inner mechanics of musical storytelling and how they are standardly utilized. Key concepts included are: Character Journeys, Song Placement, Emotional Arc, and Pacing.
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Michael Radi (He/Him/His) is a Composer-Lyricist, Librettist, Performer, Vocal Coach, and Musical Director currently residing in New York City. He is an alumnus of the esteemed Lehman Engel BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop as a lyricist, and has written three full-length musical theatre pieces in addition to ongoing projects. His original musical The King’s Legacy, which received its world premiere production in August 2019 at the Bristol Valley Theater in Naples, NY, and has also been presented in Industry Reading format both in fall of 2019 as part of the Dramatists Guild Friday Night Footlights and in November 2016. Other current projects include a musical adaptation of The Legend Of Sleepy Hollow, a one-man show soon to be announced, and a family-oriented musical comedy set in the world of competitive baton twirling, based off his family’s history with the sport.
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