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    The development of advanced singing and devising skills necessary to enter a career in musical theatre.

    This paper builds further upon the focused approach to music theatre repertoire developed in the preceding lower-level papers. Students will extend their musicianship and devising skills while assembling a portfolio necessary to enter a career in the music theatre industry.

    About this paper

    Paper title Musical Theatre Voice 3
    Subject Performing Arts Studies
    EFTS 0.3
    Points 36 points
    Teaching period Full Year (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $2,346.60
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    PERF 203 (passed with a grade of at least B)
    Limited to
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    Enrolments for this paper require departmental permission.
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    Teaching staff

    Paper Co-ordinator: Professor Henry Johnson

    Teaching Staff: Ms Arlie McCormick

    Paper Structure

    This paper covers Music, Theatre and Voice.

    Teaching Arrangements

    Three 1-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.
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    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


    Full Year

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
    Learning management system


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Tuesday 13:00-14:50 15


    Stream Days Times Weeks
    A1 Monday 09:00-09:50 9-13, 15-22
    Friday 09:00-10:50 17
    B1 Monday 12:00-12:50 29-35, 37-42
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