For more about Marc’s career and his artistic vision, please enjoy these interviews with Connecticut-area media: Marc Deaton: Madison’s Own Tristan; WTNH-Connecticut Style; and WMNR Fine Arts Radio, with Fred Velardi
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MARC DEATON occupies a prominent place not only among today’s most distinctive dramatic tenors, but also as a creative and successful stage director, teacher, playwright and artistic director.
Dramatic tenor Marc Deaton has a career which spans 30 years. He has established his reputation not only through his superb musicality and electrifying stage presence, but also through his extraordinarily multi-faceted repertoire. He essays the incredibly difficult heldentenor roles of Wagner and Strauss and yet captures the nuance and intimacy of works by Mahler, Schubert and Vaughn Williams, whilst championing modern and contemporary works by Berg, Britten, Cortese, Schoenberg, and always with organic emotional depth.
He is the co-founder and Artistic Director of Madison Lyric Stage, serving as producer, director and often appearing in many of the productions in its nine-year history including: I Pagliacci, Macbeth, Weimar Republic Masterpieces, A Little Night Music, Peter Grimes,The Glass Menagerie, Salome, Evita, Aaron and Lenny, Otello, Jesus Christ Superstar, Blithe Spirit, Agnes of God, Godspell, Company, The Turn of the Screw, Of Mice and Men, Into the Woods and Hansel and Gretel.
He directed Ernest Thompson’s play, On Golden Pond for The Old Saybrook Stage Company in January of 2020.
Marc Deaton has been teaching vocal technique to singers for 15 years, providing the basic understanding of the human voice, along with the guidance about the complexities and joy of singing in his NYC and CT studios.
Bringing his expertise of vocal instruction in singing and his dramatic stage training to play, Marc Deaton has also begun training clients in the art of speaking in public, with clients in major financial institutions he enriches their presentations with clear and developed voices and elocution.
Mr. Deaton is also a playwright, writing the libretto for Glen Cortese’s monodrama The Swan Knight, and penning the new play We Lived Only for the Music: Max Lorenz and the Third Reich, which had its premiere in December 2018, at Madison Lyric Stage.
Contact Marc Deaton with any questions about teaching, singing, speech, direction or the plays, We Lived Only for the Music: Max Lorenz and the Third Reich, or A Memory of Truth?– Thank you