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2019-2020 University Catalog 
2019-2020 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

MMED 653 Musical Theater in Elementary School

3 credits 45.0 hours
600 level graduate course

This course is designed specifically for teachers involved in directing performances with children K-6 in a school setting. Beginning acting techniques, improvisational exercises, basic choreography, makeup, lighting, sound, and resources for props, costumes, and scenery are among the many topics presented. Suggestions for time management with rehearsals and coordinating with school administrators and classroom teachers will be explored. Participants will have the opportunity to create, develop, and perform theatrical presentations in class. A lively mixture of practical tips, professional touches and pertinent materials will be presented.

This course is not repeatable for credit.