MASTER OF ARTS IN MUSICAL THEATRE


Alabama College for Professional and Continuing Studies
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Master of Arts in Musical Theatre

The Master of Arts in Musical Theatre program is professionally oriented, which prepares the student as an advanced professional practitioner or teacher of theatrical practice in order to become a vested marketable performer in theatre or to further their educational training and goals toward a DMA or DFA. The Master of Arts in Musical Theatre at UM provides professional training in a Christ centered environment, while building the prominence of the Alabama School of the Arts. The Master of Arts in Musical Theatre program is pending approval by the National Association of Schools of Theatre.


Theatre Courses 
TH 585 Dramatic Literature: Theory and Criticism II  3
TH 535 Period Performance for the Actor 3
TH 515 Auditioning for the Global Marketplace* 2
TH 580 Acting for the Musical 3
TH 508 Advanced Ballet 1
TH 509 Advanced Jazz 1
TH 511 Advanced Tap 1
TH 555 NYC Showcase 1
MU 580 International/Domestic Summer Program or Internship 3–6
Music Courses
MUA 531-532 MT Applied Voice Lessons 4
MUA 539-540 Musical Theatre Vocal Coaching 2
Electives
Theatre Elective 3
Music or Theatre Elective** 3
Experiential Courses
MUS 575 Masters Project/Special Topics in Music and Theatre 1
MUE 570-572 Opera and Musical Theatre Workshop 0

*Depending on students acting experience. TH 502 Acting I may be taken instead.
**Based on advisor recommendation student will take an additional Theatre course or a Music Theory or Composition course

Graduation Requirements:
Complete 31- 34 hours
Degree must be completed within 5 years
Submission of Graduation Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date