In this unit, each student is given the opportunity to present a solo routine and a small group musical theatre extract which is underpinned by the theoretical study of Musical Theatre production, i.e. the broader production contexts of lighting, costuming, auditions/casting, orchestration, timelines and scheduling and other technical structures. The unit is designed as an introduction to musical theatre as a genre that requires special consideration within the breadth of theatre genres. Students will receive individual tuition and direction in singing and characterisation as well as whole-group tuition in choreography, text analysis and production techniques.
|Unit name||Acting, Singing, Dancing: The Makings of Musical Theatre|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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|Teaching Pattern||39 hours comprised of lectures/demonstrations, practical workshops, critiques and consultation over 10 days (Summer School)|
|Assessment||Presentation of a Solo Musical Theatre routine that incorporates singing and dancing (50%); Presentation of a small-group Musical Theatre scene involving dialogue, singing and dancing (50%).|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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