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

THST 251 Musical Theater Making

2 credits 60.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

Possibly the best way to understand how musicals work is to create one. This course is a creative and collaborative studio in which students explore musicals through songwriting, playwriting, listening, and critical engagement with musical forms past and present. Much of the course focuses on songwriting, analysis of lyrics, collaboration, and song forms and musical gestures as storytelling tools. The class is open to any type of theater maker and requires weekly creative output.

Prerequisites COMP*102, COMP*102D, COMP*102E, COMP*112, or COMP*112H

Priority enrollment for Musical Theater and DPP majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.