Masi Asare is Assistant Professor of Theatre and affiliated with the Department of Performance Studies. She is a singer, voice coach, composer/lyricist and playwright, and her scholarly work is at the intersection of voice studies, critical race studies, and musical theatre studies. As an artist Masi’s work has been performed at BroadwayCon, New York City Center, New World Stages, Playwrights Horizons, 54 Below, the York Theatre, and Lincoln Center. Masi’s current book project is entitled Voicing the Possible: Technique, Vocal Sound, and Black Women on the Musical Stage. She has presented on her research at the EMP Pop Conference, the UCLA Center for Musical Humanities, and New York University’s “Voice at the Limits of Hearing” conference.