Course Content and Outcome Guide for MUS 153A
- Course Number:
- MUS 153A
- Course Title:
- Musical Theatre Vocal
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
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- Lab Hours:
- Special Fee:
Course DescriptionSelection by audition to cast of musical theatre production. Evening rehearsals during term, performances at conclusion of term. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
1. Synergy of music, acting, movement, and storytelling
through collaboration in order to understand completion
of a goal through group effort.
2. Creative problem-solving skills through collaboration.
3. Understand and evaluate the hierarchy of roles within
a production as it travels through the journey to reach the
goal of performance.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
-Qualitative examination of musical execution of
-Qualitative examination of musicianship as applied in
rehearsal and performance.
-Attendance and participation
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
-Vocal performance of solo and ensemble vocal parts
selected from standard musical theatre repertoire learned
from printed vocal scores.
-Mechanics of singing on-stage (including projection,
intonation, diction, tone production balance, dynamics
and techniques for memorization)
-Stylistic interpretation as applied to genre(s) selected for
-Music, drama and movement.
-Learn and perform individual part(s) from printed
-Execute stylistic and musical practices according to
-Work and rehearse with others to prepare and execute
-Incorporate music with movement and dramatic text onstage.