THTRE 3640 Musical Theatre Voice Lessons and Studio III
Majors, Minors & Degrees:
Weekly voice studio and bi-weekly 30-minute private instruction in musical theatre voice for third-year students. May be repeated.
Prerequisite(s): THTRE 1640 Musical Theatre Voice Lessons and Studio I and THTRE-2460 or permission of instructor.
Corequisite(s): THTRE 3650 Musical Theatre III or declared Musical Theatre major.
Weekly voice studio and bi-weekly 30-minute private instruction in musical theatre voice for first-year students. May be repeated.
Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor.
Corequisite(s): THTRE 1060 Introduction to Musical Theatre or THTRE 1650 Musical Theatre I or declared Musical Theatre major.
This advanced course focuses on development of musical theatre performance skills in the various styles of musical theatre literature. Topics to be investigated include building on fundamental acting techniques and their utilization in musical theatre styles, musical storytelling, vocal techniques for musical theatre, and truth in musical theatre acting as they relate to specific styles which may include Gilbert and Sullivan, Jazz Standards, Golden Age, Post-Golden Age, Pop/Rock, Sondheim, Musical Theatre comedy, Pop/Rock Opera, and Cabaret songs. Each student prepares and presents a series of performance projects, each of different style or genre. Two major focuses of this course will be on musical theatre literature as it pertains to the performer, and more quickly and deeply developing repertoire.
Prerequisite(s): THTRE 1650 Musical Theatre I, THTRE-2660.