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MSTH2603: Music Theatre Experience 3

2024 unit information

Music Theatre Experience 3 furthers training in voice production, dance and acting to create the multi-skilled embodied music theatre performer. This unit further develops skills and embodiment techniques requisite for professional practice. Students deepen their study of acting and dance/movement and develop greater proficiency in core skills related to the healthy production of sound, physical movement and character in an ensemble context. Embodied work in dance includes ballet, theatre-jazz, modern and tap. This course also provides detailed work on acting methods including Laban, Stanislavski, and Uta Hagen as well as methods developed by Yeo and specific to the use of voice and embodiment on the music theatre stage.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:


Code MSTH2603
Academic unit Performance
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Understand and apply principles of embodiment in the context of dance - ballet, jazz, tap and other styles relevant to music theatre
  • LO2. Understand and apply authentic nuanced acting choices suitable to musical and literary style of music theatre repertoire
  • LO3. Work effectively and professionally in an ensemble environment for the creation of act/sing/dance performance
  • LO4. Professionally reflect and critique self and others' performances using principles of acting and movement developed in workshops.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2024
Normal day Sydney
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Sydney

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