Musical Theatre & Actor's Studio

CREDIT: One or two credits per class (see breakdown per class below)

GRADES: 10, 11, and 12 (see breakdown per class below)

 

Musical Theatre Workshop (1 Credit) Grades 10, 11, 12 – No audition required.

Students will explore performance techniques specific to musical theatre including acting, singing, and movement.  Students will examine classic and contemporary musical theatre styles, structure, and content with an overall emphasis on performance.  Participation in academy-based performances are strongly encouraged and may be required.  For more information, visit the academy web site.

 

Musical Theatre Workshop (2 Credits) Grades 11, 12 - Audition required.

Prerequisite: None - Theatre Arts, Chorus, or Dance recommended but not required.

Students will enhance performance techniques specific to musical theatre including acting, singing, and dancing.  Students will examine and appraise classic and contemporary musical theatre styles, structure, and content with an overall emphasis on performance.  Participation in academy-based performances are strongly encouraged and may be required.  For more information, visit the academy web site.

 

Advanced Musical Theatre (2 Credits) Grade 12 – Audition required.

Prerequisite:  143026 (MTAS level 1 or Musical Theatre Workshop-1cr.) 143027 (Musical Theatre Workshop-2cr.), or teacher recommendation. 

Students will expand and synthesize knowledge and skills in musical theatre performance and content.  Outside class assignments including directing, auditioning for community, regional, and professional theatres, reviewing local performances, and interviewing local theatre professionals will be required.   Collegiate and professional audition portfolios will be developed.   Participation in academy-based performances are strongly encouraged and may be required.  For more information, visit the academy web site.

 

Acting Methods (1 Credit) Grades 10, 11, 12 - No audition required.

Prerequisite: 143026 (MTAS level 1 or Musical Theatre Workshop-1cr.), 143027 (Musical Theatre Workshop-2cr.) or equivalent experience accepted. **Focus is on acting methods & techniques and not singing and dancing.

Students will explore performance techniques specific to acting for stage and film including actor preparation, methods, characterization, vocal production, movement, and theatre vocabulary.  Students will examine classic and contemporary theatre styles, structure, and content related to audition techniques and portfolio development.  Participation in academy-based performances are strongly encouraged and may be required.  For more information, visit the academy web site.

 

Advanced Acting Methods (2 Credits) Grade 11, 12 - Audition required.

Prerequisite: 144026 (MTAS level 2) or equivalent experience accepted. **Focus is on acting methods & techniques and not singing and dancing.

Students will enhance performance techniques specific to acting for stage and film including actor preparation, methods, characterization, vocal production, movement, and theatre vocabulary.  Students will examine and appraise classic and contemporary theatre styles, structure, and content related to audition techniques and portfolio development.  Participation in academy-based performances are strongly encouraged and may be required.  For more information, visit the academy web site.

Advanced Studies in Theatre Topics (2 credits) Grade 12

Prerequisite: school based theatre course, foundation Academy MTAS course or teacher recommendation.

Students will expand their industry knowledge through independent study and exploration of special topics in theatre and the performing arts. Students will examine the structures and roles in place for professional arts organizations and explore areas of selected interest which may include: Arts Administration, Theatre Management & Operations, Artistic Leadership, Theatre Education, Programming & Community Outreach, and Advanced Artistry. Field experience hours [internship opportunities with a local theatre organization] will be required. Students will develop and maintain a professional portfolio to present as part of their final Industry Capstone.

 

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