Musical Theatre: Voice
Alisa Hauser is a voice teacher, Broadway performer, director, choreographer, coach, and Emmy nominated lyricist. She holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a Masters in Voice Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College/Rider University.
Her previous teaching credits include musical theatre and applied voice at Westfield State University as well as being on the voice faculty of the Brattleboro Music Center and Music Theatre of Connecticut. Her work in theatre education includes being a teaching artist for the Weston Playhouse, and creating programming for the Emelin Theatre and the New England Youth Theatre. She holds a Level 3 certificate in Somatic Voicework – The Lovetri Method™ and teaches a functional approach to voice training specializing in contemporary commercial music.
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 and stock credits include shows at Paper Mill Playhouse, Music Theatre Wichita, Goodspeed Opera House and the Prince Music 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, Ars Nova and Joe’s Pub.
She is a proud member of Actors Equity Association, SAG-AFTRA, The Dramatists Guild and The Television Academy. www.alisahauser.com