INTRODUCTION TO MUSIC THEATRE: MUSICALS, MUSIC IN THEATRE

DRA2MIT

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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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. Students will develop two studio presentations from class work and one final performance with the whole class. Students will research and reflect on music theatre through an essay and dramaturgical review.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKim Baston

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

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Readings

The Cambridge Companion to the Musical

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Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorW.A.Everett & P.R Laird eds.

Year2008

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PublisherCAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

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The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorR.M Schafer

Year1993

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PublisherDESTINY

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The Musical as Drama

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Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorScott McMillin

Year2006

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PublisherPRINCETON UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse approaches to music analysis
02. Contribute to ensemble performance
03. Deliver musical language
04. Increase skills in performance analysis and making
05. Work in Large Groups, work in small groups

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