For the Fall 2020 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.
The successful completion of the program will enable the graduate to:
- Research the history of music theatre to provide a foundation for an acting, vocal and dance practice.
- Establish a professional portfolio to support the pursuit of a variety of leadership and performance roles within the musical theatre industry.
- Perform various styles of acting, singing and dance repertoire as required by current music theatre and related industries at an entry-level professional standard.
- Create individual and collective music theatre performances using methods informed by creative problem-solving, research and scholarly writing.
- Engage the audience through the development of theatrical elements such as theme, narrative, imagery, characterization and relationship.
- Portray compelling characters by entering into the mind, body and voice of the character, informed by thoughtful research of human behaviour.
- Exhibit musicianship including reading, writing, listening and interpretation, in and outside of performance.
- Employ critical awareness and independent thinking through the integration of reflective and self-evaluation practices.
- Establish collegial working relationships that incorporate industry protocols and professional etiquette through effective communication and collaboration.
- Generate personal and career strategies to support longevity in the music theatre industry.
- Develop a disciplined set of personal behaviours for the audition, studio rehearsal and performance.
- Develop entrepreneurial strategies that utilize appropriate research, communication and technological skills.