Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog
2016-17

Music Theatre - Courses

MTR 210 Musical Theatre Repertory 1
Music Theatre

Introduces the student to music theatre song literature from 1959/1960 to the present with concurrent exploration and development of the skills needed to create a music theatre song performance.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Data not available
Grading: Graded (GRD)


MTR 220 Musical Theatre Dance I
Music Theatre

Basic music theatre dance from the late nineteenth century to the present. Classwork coordinates dance styles with shows from each period.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall
Grading: Graded (GRD)



MTR 250 Special Topics in Music Theatre
Music Theatre

Specialized aspects of the musical theatre. Usually includes literary and/or historical content in addition to practical technique work. Content varies from semester to semester.

Credits: 1-4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


MTR 302 Musical Theatre History
Music Theatre

Explores the development of music theatre forms. Includes the contributions of composers, lyricists, and librettists, as well as cast members, directors, choreographers, and designers; and employs audio and video materials.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)



MTR 305 Music Theatre Workshop
Music Theatre

Develops audition and performance techniques. Includes vocal coaching, resume writing, musical theatre scene study, and mock auditions. Uses videotape for critical analysis of student progress.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: MTR 210


MTR 320 Musical Theatre Dance II
Music Theatre

History of American show dance emphasizing style and practical application of knowledge. Continuation of MTR 220 concentrating on technical expertise as well as historical knowledge.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)



MTR 350 Special Topics in Music Theatre
Music Theatre

Specialized aspects of the musical theatre. Usually includes literary and/or historical content in addition to practical technique work. Content varies from semester to semester.

Credits: 1-4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: Music Theatre majors or permission of instructor


MTR 405 Gemms Musical Theatre Company
Music Theatre

Professional performance experience in musical theatre production; working through the process from rehearsals to a staged production.

Credits: 1-4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: Audition or permission of instructor



MTR 410 Musical Theatre Repertoire 2
Music Theatre

Introduces the student to music theatre song literature from 1866 to 1959 and continues to build on music theatre song performance skills begun in MTR 210.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: MTR 210, Music Theatre majors, or permission of instructor


MTR 420 Musical Theatre Scene Study
Music Theatre

Develops scene analysis, script preparation, and rehearsal techniques specifically geared toward music theatre performance. Explores texts from the classical and contemporary repertory. Emphasizes the integration of singing and acting techniques in performance.

Credits: 3
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: MTR 210



MTR 450 Special Topics in Music Theatre
Music Theatre

Focuses on a specialized aspect of the musical theatre. Usually includes literary and/or historical content in addition to practical technique work. Content varies from semester to semester.

Credits: 1-4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)


MTR 460 Applied Voice for Music Theatre
Music Theatre

Proper technique of vocal production. Gives particular attention to the utilization of healthy technique in performing musical theatre material.

Credits: 1
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: Permission of instructor



MTR 496 Internship Music Theatre
Music Theatre

An internship position with a professional company or educational institution. Focuses on actual "field" experience to enhance the student's preparation for a professional career in musical theatre.

Credits: 2-4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)
Pre-Requisites: Permission of instructor


MTR 499 Independent Study
Music Theatre

Substantial independent research or applied project under the supervision of a faculty member

Credits: 1-4
Semester(s) Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
Grading: Graded (GRD)




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