Musical Theatre

Dance Performance

For Singer/Dancers

Dance Performance

Overview

Curriculum

Faculty

Overview

A dancer’s timeline is different from the rest. Graduate in two years and stand out amongst the current professional landscape. The Musical Theatre Dance Performance discipline is a dance-focused, blended program that allows captivating dancers to hone their skills and build their rep while cultivating the necessary skills to stand out in the industry. Get ready to enter the professional world with a final semester filled with classes taught by Broadway and Commercial Choreographers, Talent Agents, Casting Directors, and more.

Curriculum

Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Commercial Hip Hop, Gymnastics, Partnering and more take center stage while simultaneously building on the fundamentals of acting and strong singing skills. Confidently nail those tight harmonies and ensemble numbers and prepare to cover and understudy principal roles immediately after graduation. The blended programming allows for classes in Acting for the Camera, Voice Over, and more that will allow you to take your career in any direction.

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Semester 1

CourseCredit HoursWeekly Occurence

Community Warm-up

15x

Musical Theatre Performance 1

22x

Life 101

11x

Improvisation

1.55x

Ballet

1.54x

Jazz

1.54x

Tap

12x

Hip Hop

1.52x

Ensemble Dance

1.51x

Music Theatre Harmonies

1.52x

Acting Fundamentals

22x

Gymnastics

1.51x

Semester 2

CourseCredit HoursWeekly Occurence

Community Warm-up

15x

Musical Theatre Performance 2

22x

Life 101

11x

Ballet

1.54x

Jazz

1.54x

Tap

12x

Hip Hop

1.52x

Ensemble Dance

1.51x

Music Theatre Harmonies

1.52x

Laban

21x

Acting 1 - Classic Scene Study

21x

Gymnastics

1.51x

Semester 3

CourseCredit HoursWeekly Occurence

Community Warm-up

15x

Musical Theatre Performance 3

22x

Life 101

11x

Ballet

1.54x

Jazz

1.54x

Tap

12x

Hip Hop

1.52x

Ensemble Dance

1.51x

Acting 2 - Contemporary Scene Study

21x

MT Audition Technique 1 - Book Building

22x

Screen Acting 1

1.51x

Meisner

21x

Business of the Business

1.51x

Elective 1

1.51x

Semester 4

CourseCredit HoursWeekly Occurence

Community Warm-up

15x

Musical Theatre Performance 4

22x

Life 101

11x

Jazz

1.54x

Tap

12x

Hip Hop

1.52x

Ensemble Dance

1.51x

Commercials / Voice Over / Other Avenues

21x

MT Auditions Technique 2 - Workshops

22x

Screen Acting 2

1.51x

Meisner 2

21x

Business of the Business

1.52x

Elective 2

1.51x

Notable Program Faculty and Guest Artists

Denis Jones

Two Time Tony Nominated Choreographer

Tootsie, Holiday Inn, Honeymoon in Vegas

Katie Spelman

Associate Choreographer

Moulin Rouge!, Amélie

Kathleen Marshall

Three Time Tony Award Winning Director/Choreographer

Anything Goes, Nice Work if You Can Get It, Kiss Me Kate

Edgar Godineaux

Associate Choreographer

Ain't Too Proud, Memphis

Joshua Bergasse

Tony Nominated Choreographer

SMASH, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, On the Town

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