Feb 05, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    
Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Musical Theatre (B.F.A.)


Kevin Covert, Assistant Professor of Theatre
Ruebush Hall, Room 127-I, (540) 665-4605, kcovert@su.edu

Students completing the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre will be able to:

  • demonstrate an ability to analyze dramatic literature and its performance/production in cultural and historical contexts;
  • demonstrate competency in various acting styles and periods;
  • perform vocal repertoire from varying styles and genres with appropriate technique;
  • demonstrate technical skills and artistry in a variety of dance styles appropriate to the musical theatre industry; and
  • demonstrate the business knowledge and skills required for the 21st Century musical theatre profession.

 

Course and Credit Requirements


1st Year – Fall


Total: 16.5 credits


1st Year – Spring


Total with Ballet/Jazz Electives: 14.5 credits


Total with DAPE 220: 15.5 credits


2nd Year – Fall


Total with MUPP 121: 17 credits


Total with APCP 106: 17.5 credits


2nd Year – Spring


Total: 15 credits


3rd Year – Fall


Total: 17.5 credits


3rd Year – Spring


Total: 16 credits


4th Year – Fall


Total with Ballet/Jazz Electives: 14.5 credits


Total with DAPE 333: 13.5 credits


4th Year – Spring


Total: 14 credits


Degree Total with MUPP 121: 125 credits


Degree Total with APCP 106: 125.5 credits


*Minimum grade of “C” required.

^Piano Proficiency Examination offered.

#Students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre curriculum are required to audition for all productions (opera is not mandatory) and must accept the role(s) in which they are cast. A minimum of two successful completions are required.

Dance Requirements

Musical Theatre majors are required to register and participate in a dance technique course (DA or DAPE) every semester of full-time enrollment.