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B.A. in Performing Arts: Musical Theatre

B.A. in Performing Arts: Musical Theatre

American University

American University, Washington D.C., United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    651-700
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
Major Requirements 51 credit hours with grades of C or better Students who wish to study abroad must receive prior approval from their advisor in order to ensure that appropriate courses will transfer and that scholarships and financial aid will apply. Participation in a minimum of four department productions in either a performance or technical capacity. One of these must be done as stage manager or assistant stage manager and one must be in another technical capacity. Course Requirements CORE (24 CREDIT HOURS) PERF-115 Theatre: Principles, Plays, and Performance FA1 (3) PERF-251 Fundamentals of Acting I (3) PERF-260 Stagecraft (3) PERF-261 Introduction to Stage Design (3) PERF-262 Stage Management (1) PERF-265 Theatre Practicum (1) (taken twice for a total of 2 credit hours) PERF-365 Theatre History I: From the Greeks to the Eighteenth Century (3) PERF-366 Theatre History II: From the Nineteenth Century to the Present (3) PERF-445 Senior Capstone (3) : Musical Theatre MUSICAL THEATRE (27 CREDIT HOURS) REQUIRED PERF-227 Musicianship I (3) PERF-228 Musicianship II (3) PERF-252 Fundamentals of Acting II (3) PERF-340 From Scene Into Song (3) PERF-346 Survey of Musical Theatre (3) PERF-455 Dance Styles for Musical Theatre (3) PERF-456 Acting IV: Audition Techniques (3) DANCE TECHNIQUES 3 courses in dance techniques from the following, taken over three different semesters, for a minimum total of 3 credits hours: PERF-109 Dance Practicum (1) PERF-209 Dance Practicum (1) PERF-309 Dance Practicum (1) PERF-409 Dance Practicum (1) VOCAL TECHNIQUES 3 courses in vocal techniques from the following, taken over three different semesters, for a minimum total of 3 credit hours: MUS-121 Private Instrumental or Vocal Study (1) MUS-122 Private Instrumental or Vocal Study (2)