Presenter Profile

Kyle Thomas

Guest Artist, Midland University

Kyle Thomas is the Assistant Director of Performing Arts at Midland University in Fremont, NE. Before moving to Nebraska, Kyle worked as a professional director, music director, and choreographer in Minneapolis for organizations such as Tyrol Hills Music, Young Artists Initiative, Artistry MN, and Freshwater Theatre. A Kansas City native, Kyle has also worked with MTKC, Starlight Theatre, and Chesnut Fine Arts. He holds an M.Ed in Secondary Education and a B.F.A. in Theatre Direction.

Kyle's Workshops

    “Alexander Hamilton”

    Beginning, , / , , Musical Theatre, , , /

    Learn the opening number from "Hamilton." This workshop takes a closer look at how combining rap, vocals, and staging affects musical theatre story telling.

    “I Hope I Get It” – A Chorus Line

    Beginning, Intermediate, / , Dance, Musical Theatre, , , /

    Learn the choreography from the iconic opening number from "A Chorus Line." This workshop provides a fun way to practice not only your dance skills, but also learn about dance call auditions and improve memory techniques.

    “From Now On”

    Beginning, Intermediate, / , , Musical Theatre, , , /

    Learn the vocals and dance combo from “The Greatest Showman” song, “From Now On”

    Arts Management

    Beginning, , / , , , Tech, , /

    Have you ever dreamed of running your own theatre? This unique class takes a look at the skills and tools necessary to run a performing arts organization. Students will create simulated theatre companies, concert venues, arts education facilities, and performing arts centers, to look at the performing and business skills necessary to bring the arts into their communities.

    Singing Sondheim

    , Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, , Musical Theatre, , , /

    This workshop focuses on the techniques and tools unique to performing works from the man himself, Stephen Sondheim. Presented in a masterclass form, students are encouraged to bring a prepared 32-Bar Sondheim piece to work in front of the group.