PCC/ CCOG / MUS

Course Content and Outcome Guide for MUS 153A

Course Number:
MUS 153A
Course Title:
Musical Theatre Vocal
Credit Hours:
1
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Selection 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 assigned part(s)
  • Qualitative examination of musicianship as applied in rehearsal and performance.
  • Public performance
  • Attendance and participation

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

CONTENT:
-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  performance.
-Rehearsal etiquette.
-Music, drama and movement.
-Public performance.
SKILLS:
-Learn and perform individual part(s) from printed musical score.
-Execute stylistic and musical practices according to repertoire.
-Work and rehearse with others to prepare and execute public performance.
-Incorporate music with movement and dramatic text onstage.