Broadway Teaching Group is an organization that connects the Broadway and academic communities through a series of educational workshops, courses and special events throughout the year.
Founded by Gordon Greenberg and Pam Pariseau, BTG collaborates with Broadway's top artists and Music Theatre International to create events for educators and students. Broadway Guest artists who have worked with us include: Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, Lin Manuel Miranda, Michael Mayer, Tom Kitt Alice Ripley, Jeanine Tesori, Jerry Mitchell, Jonathan Groff, Leah Michelle, Kimberly Grigsby, Marcia Norman, Larry O'Keefe, Nell Benjamin, Paul Gemignani, John Tartaglia, David Auburn, Chris Gattelli, Walter Bobbie, Ken Billington, Kathleen Marshall, Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum, Bob Martin, Robert Lopez, Stephen Flaherty, Jo Sullivan Loesser, Patrick Healy, William Ivey Long, Brian MacDevitt, David Loud, Marcia Milgrom Dodge Craig Carnelia & Joe DiPietro. BTG has a full roster of qualified Broadway Teaching Artists trained at Juilliard, Yale, Harvard, Notre Dame, NYU and Teach For America and offers graduate and undergraduate level university credit in conjunction with University of Nevada Las Vegas.
GORDON GREENBERG is a writer, director and producer. He is currently writing an original movie musical, Scramble Band, for the Disney Channel. He recently directed and revised Studs Terkel's Working in an acclaimed new production for Broadway In Chicago, developed with Stephen Schwartz and Lin Manuel Miranda. It had an extended engagement at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower, after productions at the Old Globe and Asolo Theatres. He directed the new national tour of Guys & Dolls, the Off-Broadway revival of Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well… (Drama Desk, Drama League, Outer Critics Award noms), Band Geeks! (also co-writer – recipient of NEA and NAMT grants for production at Goodspeed), Disney’s Believe (created with Kirsten Childs – Disney Creative Entertainment), Pirates! Or Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder’d (created w/Nell Benjamin - Huntington, Goodspeed, Paper Mill), the Lortel nominated best Off-Broadway musical 2010 We The People (Theatreworks USA, Lortel Theatre), 33 Variations (Capital Rep), Floyd Collins (Signature), Happy Days (First National Tour, Bob Boyett Theatricals; Paper Milll, Goodspeed, redeveloped with Garry Marshall), Theory of Three (by Alexandra Cunningham, NY Stage & Film), 1776 (Paper Mill), Citizens Band: The Panic Is On (Spiegeltent, NY), The Baker's Wife (revised and reworked with Joe Stein and Stephen Schwartz for Goodspeed and Paper Mill Playhouse), O. Henry’s Lovers (Goodspeed), Cam Jansen (by Larry O’Keefe & Nell Benjamin, Lambs Theatre), the National Tour of Peter Pan (Big League), The Broadway Divas tours of the U.S., Canada and Brazil and numerous television commercials. Current projects include Pirates! Or Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder’d (MUNI 2012), The Happy Elf (by Harry Connick, Jr.), The Single Girls Guide (Book Writer, Capital Rep.), Yentl (revision with Jill Sobule, Asolo Rep.), Stars of David (with Charles Busch, Tom Kitt, William Finn, Marvin Hamlisch etc. for Daryl Roth Productions), and Guys & Dolls (West End, London, 2013/14) Born in Texas and raised in New York, Greenberg performed in his first Broadway show at age 12. He attended Stagedoor Manor, R.A.D.A., Stanford University and NYU Film School. He is a member of the Stage Directors & Choreographers Society and the Lincoln Center Directors Lab. www.gordongreenberg.com
PAM PARISEAU served as Vice President of James Hammerstein Productions, a theatrical production company that works on and off-Broadway and in London’s West End, for the past decade. Broadway credits include Tracy Lett’s play SUPERIOR DONUTS and THE SEAGULL with Kristin Scott Thomas and Peter Saarsgard. West End productions include DEALER’S CHOICE, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE and DIRTY BLONDE (directed by James Lapine and featuring the original Broadway cast). Off-Broadway credits include BAT BOY THE MUSICAL (music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe), SLUT, THE BIG BANG, MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE (directed by Alan Rickman) and OUR TOWN. This production of OUR TOWN has the distinction of being the longest-running professional production of OUR TOWN in history and was the winner of the 2009 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Revival and Outstanding Director. She has served as Creative Director of National Artists Management Company (producers of the Broadway production of CHICAGO), Casting Director and Literary Manager for Musical Theatre Works (a developmental non-profit dedicated to new Musicals) and Artistic Director of the Helen Hays Performing Arts Center in Nyack, New York and the Chiswick Park Theatre in Sudbury, Massachusetts. She received the 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award from her alma mater, The Boston Conservatory. Along with Co-Director Gordon Greenberg, she founded the Broadway Teaching Group, a full service arts education program for theatre educators and students.
MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL: MTI is one of the world’s leading dramatic licensing agencies, protecting the rights and legacy of composers, lyricists and book writers. Our core business is issuing licenses and supplying scripts, musical materials, and other theatrical resources to schools and theatres, both amateur and professional around the world. With nearly 300 titles in the MTI catalogue including hits from the Broadway and London stage, musical revues, the Broadway Junior Collection and other youth musicals, MTI shows have been performed by 60,000 amateur and professional theatrical organizations throughout the US and in over 60 countries around the world.
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