PSPA Singer in Fantasia – Disney and Musical
“There’s a terrific power to music. You can run any of these pictures and they’d be dragging and boring, but the minute you put music behind them, they have life and vitality they don’t get any other way” Walt Disney ~ American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer
Have you ever caught yourself humming a random tune absentmindedly? Chances are the tune spells D-I-S-N-E-Y. From “It’s a Small World” to modern day teen-pop sensations “Let It Go”, Disney has created their own genres of music that transcends generations - literally and figuratively!
So, what makes a Disney song special? Songs that defined our childhood? Songs that taught us how material possessions matter less than the power of love and kindness? Songs that inspired us believe in our dreams and never learning to give up? Well, believe it or not, the answer is ALL of the above.
You may ask, “WHY”? It is Disney Magic. Disney songs somehow always tug at our heartstrings.
Want something slightly heavier and more dramatic? Welcome to the world of musical theatre, which, in all its various forms, is very much a living art. It is a theatrical performance that combines all aspects of life - songs, spoken dialogue, acting, and dance.
The story and emotional content of a musical – humour, pathos, love, anger – are communicated