The artistic qualities and techniques of dance in musical theatre explored through integrated theory and practice.
|Paper title||Dance for Musical Theatre|
|Teaching period||Not offered in 2023 (On campus)|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,141.35|
|International Tuition Fees||Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.|
- (DANC 101 or THEA 153) and 18 200-level points in DANC, MUSI, PERF or THEA
- DANC 204, PERF 204, PERF 304
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
While a basic understanding of the different dance genres would be useful, it is not essential. Entry into the dance papers does not require audition.
- More information link
For more information please see the School of Performing Arts website.
- Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Sofia Kalogeropoulou
Teaching Staff: Sofia Kalogeropoulou
- Teaching Arrangements
This paper is internally assessed.
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Course outline
Please contact the School of Performing Arts for a course outline.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Research,
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- Learning Outcomes
This paper will help foster:
- Intellectual independence and academic freedom: encompassing intellectual and artistic creativity
- Knowledge: encompassing its relevance to the needs of students, employers, industry and society
- Leadership in professional studies and performing arts
Knowledge relevant to the field
By the end of this paper students will have:
- Gained an understanding of the musical theatre genre and its wide repertoire and styles
- Developed the knowledge and ability to interpret and distinguish characteristics of the varied repertoire and styles of the genre
- Developed an understanding of the theories that inform studies of the genre
- Acquired stylistic and technical skills of particular dance repertoires
The paper will enable students to:
- Construct effective academic essays that display coherent arguments
- Effectively communicate ideas orally and engage in a critical discussion
- Construct an exegesis (critical and reflective analysis of their choreographic work)