Professional Musical Theatre Dance Honors
In this course, students will work in a practical lab setting where in depth, advanced dance techniques will be taught and mastered within the Musical Theater Dance genre. Students will create and learn both group and individual performance pieces based on fundamentals and principles within musical theater dance. They build technical dance knowledge based on class choreography, warm-ups, across the floors, and musical theater pieces taught within the class. They will participate in lab classes and master classes that help students participate in discussions and techniques that cover the world of advanced and professional level musical theater dance. This intense lab based class will work in conjunction with the Professional Performance Artist class to create musical tour productions that include fundamental and advanced techniques in dance. The goals of this class are for students to master the techniques and understanding of fundamental and advanced dance skills for musical theater. Students will show advanced skill in musical theater dance. Students will identify and critique professional musical theater performances and be able to create production pieces that display correct technique and advanced knowledge of fundamentals within the genre of musical theater dance. Honors Captsone project is to create a music video featuring musical theater dance as the subject of the project.
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10 credits (A-G) Fine Arts | Honors | 5.0 Grading Scale | Arts, Media, Entertainment CTE Pathway Completer | House of Performing Arts | Dance Conservatory | Cirque Acrobatics Conservatory | Vocal Music Conservatory | Theatre Conservatory | State Course Code 7232