Behind the Curtain

Rhonda Carlson serves as an international workshop clinician, specializing in acting for the singer.

Besides a long performance career in music and theatre, as well as a directing resume of over 200 productions, Rhonda has nearly 40 years of performing arts teaching experience.

Rhonda has taught music and/or theatre at such schools as The Boston Conservatory, Boston University and The University of Southern Maine, and her students have performed on Broadway, in national tours, on television,  in film, and have been accepted into some of the most prestigious performing arts programs in the world.

As a composer, she has composed scores for film, and as a composer/playwright, her musical, Dear Emma, has received critical acclaim from The LA Times, as well as numerous other sources. In 2009, her play, Fly Over Land, won the 2009 Larry Corse International Playwriting Competition. Rhonda is the author of What Do I Do With My Hands – A Guide to Acting for the Singer.  She resides in Las Vegas.