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John Haas
Lecturer/Undergraduate Academic Advisor for Theatre
Email:
j-haas@northwestern.edu
Department(s):
Theatre; Undergraduate Advising

70 Arts Circle Drive
Room 5-195
Evanston, IL 60208

John Haas

John Haas is a Lecturer and Undergraduate Academic Advisor in the Department of Theatre. He advises, mentors, and supports students in the Theatre major and Music Theatre Certificate Program to moments of self-discovery as they progress through their academic journey at Northwestern.

His research and professional work focus on vocal music technique and pedagogy, music theatre history, and music theatre repertoire. He is a member of the Music Theatre voice faculty, teaching applied voice for the Music Theatre Certificate Program and the MFA in Acting Program. He also created a series of Music Theatre Repertoire courses focused on various composers such as Stephen Sondheim and Rodgers & Hammerstein. He received a Master’s Degree in Vocal Performance from the Northwestern University Bienen School of Music in 2004 and has an active musical theatre voice instruction/coaching career. He appeared in Jeff Award-winning productions of LES MISÉRABLES and SWEENEY TODD. He was a featured performer in the American Music Theatre Project’s reading of the Boublil and Schönberg musical, LA REVOLUTION FRANÇAISE. John is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, the College Music Society, and the Musical Theatre Educators’ Alliance.

Education

MM, Vocal Performance, Northwestern University
BM, Vocal Performance, Wartburg College

Courses

THEATRE 251Intermediate Voice
THEATRE 351Advanced Voice
THEATRE 354Musical Theatre Repertoire: Rodgers & Hart
THEATRE 354Musical Theatre Repertoire: Rodgers & Hammerstein
THEATRE 354Musical Theatre Repertoire: Singing Sondheim
THEATRE 354Musical Theatre Repertoire: The Golden Age
THEATRE 354Musical Theatre Repertoire: Great American Songbook
THEATRE 354Musical Theatre Repertoire: Disney
THEATRE 350Voice for the Music Theatre
RTVF 379Topics in Film/Video/Audio Production: Podcasting
CMN 340-0Internship