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Music Theatre Combination Class 1 (MUST10008)

Undergraduate level 1Points: 6.25On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 1
Subject codeMUST10008
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This class comprises the vital work of practising the core skill areas in combination for holistic music theatre performance. Classes will integrate skills learning from first semester singing, acting and dance classes in specific application to music theatre repertoire. Acting the Song classes will advance the work begun in small ensemble and individual voice lessons to build an understanding of both technical and interpretative imperatives for the music theatre singer. Production classes will combine the skills of large ensemble singing and dance, with an emphasis on the technical requirements of each and their linkage to advancing meaning within the context of plot and character.

Intended learning outcomes

On completing this subject students will be able to:
• understand the fundamental relationship of the actor/singer/dancer;
• exhibit a developing ability to integrate skill sets in combination;
• exhibit a developing ability to critically analyse the imperatives of context, story and character and make informed choices with developing autonomy;
• exhibit a developing ability to approach tasks with a sense of play, flexibility and creativity to enliven their analytical choices;
• support their storytelling with sound technique, whether working with spoken text, song or dance and whether separately or in combination.

Generic skills

On completing this subject students will be able to:
• exhibit extensive practical and theoretical understanding of their discipline including acquisition of skill level, discipline, relevant professional knowledge, and ethics appropriate to professional artistic practice;
• be critical and creative thinkers, with an aptitude for continued self-directed learning;
• recognise and value their uniqueness as an artist whilst developing diversification;
• participate fully in collaborative learning and to confront unfamiliar problems.

Last updated: 24 July 2019