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.