ASOTA ARTISTIC DEVELOPMENT SERIES


This course is designed to give students a thorough knowledge of musical theatre repertoire, vocal types, composers, style periods and musical influences that are a part of the American Musical Theatre Genre from the Tin Pan Alley and Golden Age era through the present.  Instructor Dr. Maryann Kyle provides a comprehensive learning experience that includes an understanding of the evolution of musical theatre, cultural and economic influences, composers, lyricists, collaborators and the music.
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Students will finish the course having completed a collaborative project called THE KALEIDOSCOPE STAGE: A Compendium of Musical Theatre Composers, Shows, Songs and Voice Types. This three part project includes: The Evolution of the Voice Type in Musical Theatre, A Collection of Musical Theatre Literature by Voice Type and A Guide to Composers and Collaborators in Musical Theatre. This project will give you a valuable collated resource for your studio or classroom.  

MU 606-Musical Theatre Seminar in Literature, Style and Performance is offered online and can be watched synchronously or asynchronously. Credit and non-credit options available. The course begins on June 8 and runs for eight weeks.  It will meet on Monday and Wednesday from 10 AM CST to noon.