MUTH - Musical Theatre


2018-2019 UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES CATALOG

Effective 1 June 2018 through 31 May 2019

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Course Descriptions

Global Citizenship Program
Knowledge Areas
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ARTS Arts Appreciation
GLBL Global Understanding
PNW Physical & Natural World
QL Quantitative Literacy
ROC Roots of Cultures
SSHB Social Systems & Human Behavior
Global Citizenship Program
Skill Areas
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CRI Critical Thinking
ETH Ethical Reasoning
INTC Intercultural Competence
OCOM Oral Communication
WCOM Written Communication
** Course fulfills two skill areas

 

MUTH 1030 History of American Musical Theatre (3)

Studies American musical theatre, from the origins of early America through the twentieth-century Golden Era. Works with book, lyrics, score, dance and design to study individual composers, their styles and contributions to this musical form. GCP Coding: (ROC) (WCOM)

MUTH 2410 Musical Theatre Dance Styles I (2)

An introduction to the various genres and styles of Musical Theatre Dance. Prerequisite: Two semesters of Jazz I, or its equivalent, or permission of the instructor. May be repeated once for credit.

MUTH 2420 Musical Theatre Dance Styles I (2)

A continuation of MUTH 2410. Prerequisite: Two semesters of Jazz I, or its equivalent, or permission of the instructor. May be repeated once for credit.

MUTH 3010 Conservatory III (5)

Concentrates on specific needs in musical theatre: musical theatre performance styles; major periods of acting styles, with advanced training in specific MUTH movement skills: combat, clowning, period dance, etc. Also, specific work with dialects and non-regional speech. Prerequisites: CONS 2020 and approval of area faculty.

MUTH 3020 Conservatory III (5)

Continues MUTH 3010. Prerequisite: MUTH 3010.

MUTH 3410 Musical Theatre Dance Styles II (2)

Contemporary Musical Theatre (1950s, 60s & 70s, 80s and 90s) genres of Broadway-style show dancing using original Broadway choreography. Prerequisite: MUTH 2420, or its equivalent, or permission of the instructor. May be repeated once for credit.

MUTH 3420 Musical Theatre Dance Styles II (2)

Contemporary Musical Theatre (1990-present) genres of Broadway-style show dancing using original Broadway choreography. Prerequisite: MUTH 3410, or its equivalent, or permission of the instructor. May be repeated once for credit.

MUTH 4010 Conservatory IV (5)

Final year of the training sequence. Advanced theatrical styles and performance needs, preparation for the audition and portfolio review process, performance, and production work suited to meet the needs of the students. Particular attention will be paid to preparation for the job market. Prerequisite: MUTH 3020.

MUTH 4020 Conservatory IV (5)

Continues MUTH 4010, with more specific work on audition and preparation for the job market. Prerequisite: MUTH 4010.