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2008-09 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Learning Compact

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Theatre Performance - Musical Theatre
Description of the Major
The School of Theatre and Dance and the School of Music prepare Bachelor of Fine Arts graduates as performers and pioneers of musical theatre. The BFA fuses acting, singing and dancing into a single mode of expression to compete in a challenging job market. A commitment to diversity and risk-taking provides an environment that challenges, inspires and stimulates individual creativity in musical theatre artists for the 21st century.

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Before Graduating You Must
  • Satisfactory presentation and faculty evaluation of a jury and a senior project.
  • Satisfy the Florida statutory requirements for CLAST.
  • Complete requirements for the baccalaureate degree, as determined by faculty.
Skills You Will Acquire in the Major (SLOs)
  1. Develop basic theatrical and movement skills, including makeup and dance, as appropriate to musical theatre.
  2. Develop basic voice performance, musicianship and music theory skills.
  3. Develop a high level of skill in sight singing.
  4. Perform in workshops and full productions of musical theatre in a variety of formal and informal settings.
  5. Develop repertory and techniques for auditions.
  6. Develop the highest possible level of performance as an actor/singer/dancer.
  7. Demonstrate the unique collaborative skills necessary to assimilate and realize the visions of playwright, director and designer in performance.

Courses Content Critical Thinking Communication
DAA 1000 X            
DAA 2204 X            
TPA 2120C X            
MUT 1001   X          
MUT 1121   X          
MVK 1111   X          
MVK 1112   X          
MVV 1411 X X          
THE 4110       X     X
THE 4111       X     X
THE 4950       X     X
THE 4959           X X
TPA 4930       X   X  
TPP 2250     X X     X
TPP 3111 X         X  
TPP 3113 X       X X  
TPP 3251 X       X    
TPP 3252   X     X    
TPP 3253     X X X X  
TPP 4114 X         X X

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