The Southern Musical Theatre Conference is a free, public event hosted by the Natchez Opera Festival. This annual event is establish to benefit professionals in the musical theatre industry as well as interested citizens in the state of Mississippi. The conference is deeply seeded in the humanities discipline of Fine Art. The lectures offered highlight the different aspects of theatrical performance, the visual arts considerations made during the performance, musical contributions to the art forms, and the historical contributions of the art form throughout American history. The outcome of this annual event will be to enlighten, and therefore enhance the quality of musical theatre productions throughout Mississippi.
Sponsored by Natchez Opera Festival.
Funded project of Mississippi Humanities. Mississippi Humanities is a state affiliate of the National Endowmetn for the Humanities.