INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC THEATRE: MUSICALS, MUSIC IN THEATRE
Credit points: 15
This subject is an introduction to music theatre practice and a range of different forms of performance with music. Topics will include the artistic works of music theatre such as Sondheim, the politics of musicals, the use of music in theatre, audience engagement, creating original music and sampling for soundscapes. Three studio presentations will be developed from class work and there will be one final performance with the whole class. Students will be expected to research and reflect on music theatre through an essay and reviewing a professional theatre production.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorKim Baston
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Incompatible subjects DRA3MIT
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||The Cambridge Companion to the Musical||Recommended||W.A.Everett & P.R Laird eds.||CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2008|
|Readings||The Musical as Drama||Recommended||Scott McMillin||PRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2006|
|Readings||The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World||Recommended||R.M Schafer||DESTINY, 1993|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKim Baston
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
|750 word review||20|
|Class process 2 projects (250 word equivalent)||10|
|Group Performance (1,000 word equivalent)||30|
|One 2000 word Essay||40|