THTRE 2650 Musical Theatre II
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This course builds on the acting and musical techniques introduced in Musical Theatre II, Acting II, Music Theory and Musicianship I and II, and Musical Theatre Voice II. It focuses on continuing to develop musical theatre performance skills in the areas of acting and singing while beginning to work with a partner and/or small ensemble groups. Topics to be investigated include vocal techniques for musical theatre singing, truth in musical theatre acting and storytelling, and working with and off of a partner in musical theatre performance. Students will prepare scenes/songs with their partner(s) and continue to build their musical theatre solo repertoire.
Prerequisite(s): THTRE 1650 Musical Theatre I or permission of instructor.
This course focuses on development of musical theatre performance skills in the areas of singing, acting, and truthfully bringing a character to life on stage through song. Topics to be investigated include foundational acting technique, techniques of musical storytelling, vocal techniques for musical theatre singing, acting a solo song, and truth in musical theatre acting/performance. Each student prepares and presents a series of performance solo projects, beginning to build a repertoire of musical theatre songs.
Prerequisite(s): THTRE 1060 Introduction to Musical Theatre.
(Normally offered every spring semester.)