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2023-2024 Official General Catalog 
2023-2024 Official General Catalog

THR 102 - Introduction to Musical Theatre

Chronological history of American Musical Theatre (with contemporary British additions) from 19th century minstrelsy, melodrama, vaudeville and burlesque to the present day Broadway musical.  Interaction of composer, lyricist, librettist, director, choreographer, performers and technicians.  Illustrated by films, slides and live performances.

Credits: 3
3 Class Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of musical theatre and the creative process inherent therein.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the conventions and methods of musical theatre.
  3. Recognize and analyze nuance and complexity of meaning through critical reflections on text, visual images, or artifacts.