Objectives: Performers from the Twin Cities theater scene sing at Musical Mondays at Hell’s Kitchen, the monthly cabaret series in Minneapolis. Learn about cabaret style performances and the way they facilitate non-traditional performers and performances.
Tools/Resources: Pen and paper.
1) Watch the segment and discuss:
a. What are some of the qualities and objectives that Max and Sheena strive for with each Musical Monday at Hell’s Kitchen?
b. What adjectives did they use to describe them?
c. What in the video reflected those objectives and adjectives?
d. Why is it important to have spaces for people try new or unexpected things?
2) Create a themed karaoke night for you and your friends.
a. What quality would you like to highlight (friendship, adventure, loss)?
b. Make a list of the songs you would feature to reflect your theme.
i. What songs could you include that are unexpected?
ii. How would you create an environment that would encourage people to take risks and try songs outside of their comfort zone?