Mr. Adam Howard

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Mr. Adam Howard


Dana School of Music & University Theatre


With a bachelor's in theatre from Kent State University and a Masters in Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Adam D. Howard is a multi-disciplinary theatre artist, music director, vocal coach, playwright and academic. He continues to practice professionally at the highest international levels including Off-Broadway and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as he continues to publish, research, and teach. He is the only American certified to teach the Vocal Process Methodology for singing.

Research Interests

Voice pedagogy and technique, vocology, Panto, Music Hall, musical theatre technique, new musical development, trans-voices

Teaching Interests

Musical theatre technique, shakespeare, acting technique, (practical aesthetics), musical theatre history, playwriting

  • Education
    • 2026

      EDD, Educational Leadership

      Ohio University

      Dissertation/Thesis Title — "Not begun"

    • 2009

      MFA, Musical Theatre

      Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

      Dissertation/Thesis Title — "Jerry Springer the Opera, Jerry at George Sq Edinburgh Fringe Fest"

  • Awards and Honors
    • 2018

      KCACTF Music Direction

      Outstanding Music Direction for Next To Normal, Texas Tech University

  • Professional Positions
    • 2022 -

      Youngstown State University

      Lecturer of Musical Theatre

    • 2018 - 2019

      Inistitute of the Arts Barcelona

      Lecturer of Musical Theatre

    • 2015 - 2018

      Texas Tech University

      Assistant Professor