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Theatre: The Musical 1,2 (P) (1411, 1412)


Grade Range:
 9–12
 Prerequisites:
 An audition with a prepared song; ability to carry a melody
 Course duration:
 Two semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Visual and Performing Arts
 UC subject area satisfied:
 f - Visual and Performing Arts
Course Description:
 This two-semester course provides a guided workshop in which students can practice and polish their musical-theatre audition and performance skills. It requires students to be self-disciplined and able to set and reach individual goals to make the best use of available resources. Students are required to give individual and ensemble performances on a regular basis, and are expected to do homework outside of class, including research, report writing, and practice. This course includes the study of the musical theatre form, history and styles, as well as major figures in musical theatre. Instruction comes from a combination of departments, including theatre, music, and dance.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Theatre: The Musical 1,2 Instructional Guide.
Each site selects its own resources from available publications.
Theatre 1,2 Instructional Guide and Key Assignments.
SDUSD VAPA Core Learnings, 2005.