Performance and production opportunities are available in each semester. Please note that schedule does not include performance/production credits.
Abstract Thinking: Creative/Scholarly Research and Critical Thinking -Identify major musical theatre song literature from 1959 to the present. -Describe and Relate information applicable musical
shows. Differentiate types of musical shows by script and musical structure and style. -Analyze the process of creating a song, a scene and a role for stage performance and organize the elements involved into
a clear and specific design. (Analysis/Synthesis/ Application) -Demonstrate a depth and breadth of knowledge concerning the technical, historical, cultural, philosophical and aesthetic aspects of music theatre. -Recognize and respect the vital essential connection between theory and practice -Articulate the importance of the arts in society. Concrete Doing/Practice: Performance and Production Skills Practice
- based Techniques and Styles -Through participation in studio work and performances, students will acquire proficiency in dance technique and performance sensibilities in movement based courses; understand
the importance of creative and aesthetic risk taking; and advance their dance identity through personal inventories and self-reflection. -Demonstrate and discuss aspects of proper vocal technique and implement
it in various genres of musical theater -Recognize authenticity, spontaneity, and personalization while singing on stage. -Identify the elements of song lyrics and characters. Recognize the musical elements
of a song. Calculate the character's actions within the song. Appraise the physical life of the song. Interpret the intentions of the authors. Create and Dramatize an active, honest, believable and personalized
musical theatre performance. Advance both the technical and artistic proficiency in courses of study through observance/participation in studio/lab work, performances, and participation in nation/international conferences
and festivals -Translate the differences in types of musical shows through creating and dramatizing genuine character in a music theatre song, scene and/or production. Identify the elements of a musical theatre
scene and the lyrics in a musical number. Recognize the musical elements of a musical number. Interpret the intentions of the authors. Calculate the character's actions in a musical play in spoken and sung word.
Integrate the physical life of a character into a musical scene. -Through participation in class work and through rehearsals and performances, students will acquire proficiency in musical terminology as well
as basic music theory proficiency in the areas of aural recognition, music sight reading/singing skills and basic keyboard knowledge." Communication: Oral, Written, and Kinesthetic -Demonstrate an introductory
approach to the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) -Cite and Describe a cross section of musical shows from 1959 to the present. (Knowledge) -Differentiate types of roles in shows by vocal and acting
casting requirements (Comprehension) -Translate these differentiations to oneself in order to prepare for the realities of the industry (Application) -Distinguish musical theatre show styles and types
of roles in musicals during these years. (Analysis) Reasoning: Analytical and Problem Solving Skills Applied to the Classroom, Studio/Lab, and Production Work -Appraise, question and evaluate their work
in class rehearsal and production -Utilize problem solving skills and apply critical thinking in the exploration of analytical and experiential solutions to problems and challenges in Theatre, Dance and Design -Recognize and personify authenticity while singing, acting and dancing on the music theatre stage. Have the capability to create a role in a music theatre work for the stage. Have a working knowledge of major
music theatre song, dance and spoken literature giving the student the ability to distinguish and apply various music theatre singing, dancing, and acting styles.