Style: Musical Theatre
Title: Academic Specialist Musical Theatre Voice at Michigan State University
Bio: Alisa Hauser is a Broadway performer, Emmy nominated lyricist, voice teacher, coach, director and choreographer. As a performer, Alisa appeared on Broadway in the original cast of Thoroughly Modern Millie (Alice), Grease! (Frenchy), and in the original cast of Disney’s Beauty And The Beast (Silly Girl). Regional credits include shows at Paper Mill Playhouse, Music Theatre Wichita and the Goodspeed Opera House. She is a graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory Of Music with a BFA in Musical Theatre.
In 2014 Alisa was nominated for a National Primetime EMMY award for Outstanding Music and Lyrics for her song “No Trouble” from A Christmas Carol – The Concert (PBS). With music by Bob Christianson, she wrote the book adaptation and lyrics for this symphonic retelling of the Dickens classic. Also for television she has written lyrics, with composer Stephen Sislen, for the Disney Channel’s Johnny And The Sprites. Her cabaret songs have been heard in various venues around the country including the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, Ars Nova and Joe’s Pub in New York City.
Alisa is on faculty at Michigan State University teaching Voice for Musical Theatre in addition to working on musical theatre programs for Wharton Center. She is trained in Somatic Voicework – The Lovetri Method (TM) and teaches a functional approach to voice training specializing in contemporary commercial music. www.alisahauser.com
Voice Type: Soprano
Music Styles Taught: Musical Theatre
Availability: I am available as a performer; I am available as a clinician or presenter; I accept students through a college or university program