The work aimed to create an original musical, The Rise and Fall of the Blackbird Brewing Company, as an AHS capstone project in music composition in musical theater. It focused on music composition and songwriting. Creativity was highly valued as it seemed that original and unique compositions simply did not exist anymore even in the award winning compositions.
I was motivated to learn about the Colombian literature for numerous reasons. First, I wanted to learn about my country and gain insight into repercussions of current war. I had read novels by Grabriel Garcia Marquez and Laura Restrepo and they were fascinating so I decided to study deeper into the literature.