Jan 21, 2021  
2020-21 University Catalogue 
2020-21 University Catalogue

MMED 779 Beyond the Basics: High School Musical Theater

3 credits 45.0 hours
700 level graduate course

This course is designed for the experienced high school musical director/producer. Participants will analyze ten musicals, ranging from traditional musicals (i.e. Rodgers and Hammerstein), to present day contemporary/ pop musicals (i.e. Legally Blonde). Musicals will be analyzed in the following areas: vocal requirements, acting skills, choreography, scenic and costume design, lighting design, sound amplification, artistic staff, and budgets. Mini-lectures will be presented by specialists in the areas of lighting, sound, and scenic/ costume design. The class will attend a performance of a musical presented by a regional theater. An additional fee may be applied to cover the cost of the ticket.

This course is not repeatable for credit.