Gillian researched the relationship between history and musical theater in order to create a workbook to be used as a supplement to a middle school history curriculum. She narrowed her scope to three musicals -- Six, Les Miserables, and Hamilton -- and sought ways to use them as pedagogical tools for middle schoolers. The resulting workbook endeavors to help students with both historical knowledge and critical thinking about the past. She delivered the results of her work to the community, conveying both new ways of looking at musical theater and her own passion for the art form. Gillian worked with Dr. Gretchen Carlson, full-time lecturer in the Department of Music at Towson University.