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    The development of specialist singing skills necessary to enter a career in musical theatre.

    This paper provides the student with a focused approach to music theatre repertoire.

    About this paper

    Paper title Musical Theatre Voice 1A
    Subject Performing Arts Studies
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Semester 1 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $1,173.30
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    (i) Evidence of ability as a performer is required. Entry is by audition (see BPA degree regulations). (ii) May not be taken at the same time as MUSI 140 (except in the world music ensemble performance option).

    Students must audition for entry to this paper.

    Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission. View more information about departmental permission.


    Teaching staff

    Paper Co-ordinator: To be advised
    Teaching Staff: Arlie McCormick

    Paper Structure

    This paper covers recital and group siging with dance choreography.

    Teaching Arrangements

    Three one-hour lessons per week incorporating group and indvidiual lessons.

    Textbooks are not required for this paper.
    Course outline

    Please contact the School of Performing Arts office ( for a copy of the most recent paper profile.

    Graduate Attributes Emphasised
    Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research, Teamwork.
    View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete the paper will:

    • Develop the necessary vocal and performance skills to enter a career in the music theatre industry
    • Be able to perform using musical skills with awareness of the necessary concepts and their potential uses in the professional arena


    Semester 1

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 12:00-12:50 9-13, 15-22
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