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Songwriting 101: Words & Lyrics

Discover the magic behind the words in musical theatre songwriting during this insightful webinar. Step into the minds of seasoned composers as they dissect the intricate process of lyric writing. Explore the techniques, inspirations, and challenges that shape the unforgettable lines that bring characters and narratives to life on the stage.


Submitting a song to the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students? Do you have specific questions not covered during our info sessions or on our website? Drop in during our Submission Clinic, where you can address any outstanding submission questions one-on-one with a NAMT staff member. Sign in to our digital waiting room, and someone will be with you asap! 

The Submission Clinic Office Hours will take place on Friday, October 13th from 3pm ET to 6pm ET.  You may sign in and see a NAMT Staff Member at any time during this period as they are available to assist you. 

October 24 - 25, 2023

Fall Conference 2023

New Musicals on the Horizon

NYC and Online

Maybe the most important musical theatre networking event of the year, the Fall Conference explores the most pressing issues around new work production and development, as well as the state of the industry more broadly. Just as importantly, it provides a community for leaders of theatres from all over the country and the world to share best practices, brainstorm and support one another. Register now!


New World Stages, 340 W 50th Street, New York, NY

The 35th Annual Festival of New Musicals will be presented at New World Stages in New York City on October 26th & 27th, 2023. Register now!


Songwriting 201: The Music

Get ready to embark on an exhilarating journey into the heart of musical composition for theatre in this eye-opening webinar! Join us to unravel the secrets behind crafting unforgettable melodies that breathe life into captivating stories on the stage. Explore the art of infusing emotions into harmonies, shaping rhythms, and creating the very soul of musical theatre.

December 13, 5:00 pm ET – Webinar

Online Town Hall: Holiday Happy Hour

Join us for a festive beverage and snack (BYOB&S…we’re on Zoom) to kick off the holiday season, reflect on 2023, and tell us about your plans for the year ahead. (Just click the “register” button when you’re ready to join the call; no advance registration required.)


Oklahoma City, OK

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