Music theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines singing, acting and dance. A career in music theatre requires vocal training in chest belt, mix and head voice. A healthy technique based on core breath support, vocal control throughout the range resonance and projection is vital.
This course, taught by industry leaders, will set you up with the physiological and theoretical skills to project the music theatre voice in a healthy and technically proficient manner. Music theatre majors will explore repertoire from the last hundred years of using the voice in theatrical contexts, emphasising technical skills in voice, movement, acting and dance, authentic musical and dramatic expression, and English diction.
You will gain experience in diverse music theatre genres through ensemble performance workshops, where you will learn and reflect on your own and your peers' work. On completion of this degree, you should be able to demonstrate musical, dramatic, dance and technical skills that will prepare you for engagement as music theatre performers, undertake higher level music studies healthy and versatile vocal technique in all registers, with projection, diction, individuality and authenticity in a range of performance contexts.