Music Theatre Minor

For information, contact the Department of Music, 109 Presser Hall, 513-529-3014, or the Department of Theatre, Center for Performing Arts, 513-529-3053.

This minor offers students the opportunity to pursue the specialized skills necessary for performance in music theatre: acting, singing and dancing. Students will complete courses in these 3 distinct disciplines, as well as integrate them in an upper-level acting course and through participation in productions. The minor is designed to enhance the current music and theatre major curricula. Admission to the minor is open to Music and Theatre majors by audition only. Students pursuing a minor in Music Theatre must demonstrate continuance and satisfactory progress toward their Music or Theatre major. All courses in the minor must be taken for a grade; a minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in a minor.

Core requirements for Music and Theatre Majors

(13 semester hours)

Core courses 1
CCA 231Dance for the Musical Stage3
CCA 331Acting for the Musical Stage3
KNH 110ABeginning Ballet 22
THE 151Stage Makeup1
THE 395The Musical in American Culture3
Production Participation
All Music Theatre Minors must participate in one production, selected from Musical Theatre, Opera, and Grand Night for Singing 1
Grand Night: The Great American Songbook
Opera Production
Production and Performance-Musical
Total Credit Hours13
1

 Theatre majors may NOT use these courses in their major requirements.

2

 Offered credit/no-credit only

Program Requirements: Music Majors-Voice

THE 131Principles of Acting3
Select four hours in Theatre Technology:4
Fundamentals of Scenery Construction and Props
and Scenery and Props Lab
Costume Fundamentals
and Theatre Lighting Laboratory
Fundamentals of Lighting and Sound
and Theatre Lighting Laboratory
Scene Painting Fundamentals
and Scene Painting Laboratory
Total Credit Hours7

Program Requirements: Music Majors-Instrumentalists

THE 131Principles of Acting3
MUS 215Class Voice for Music Theatre2
MUS 216Applied Voice for Music Theatre1,1
Total Credit Hours7

Program Requirements: Theatre Majors

MUS 119Introduction to Music Theory3
MUS 215Class Voice for Music Theatre2
MUS 216Applied Voice for Music Theatre1,1
Total Credit Hours7

Music Theatre for Non-Majors Minor

For information, contact the Department of Music, 109 Presser Hall, 513-529-3014, or the Department of Theatre, Center for Performing Arts, 513-529-3053.

This minor offers students who are not majoring in Theatre or Music the opportunity to pursue the specialized skills necessary for performance in music theatre: acting, singing and dancing. Students will complete courses in these 3 distinct disciplines, as well as integrate them in an upper-level acting course and through participation in at least one production. A successful audition during fall semester is required for admission to the minor; space is limited. All courses in the minor must be taken for a grade1; a minimum GPA of 2.00 is required in a minor.

Program Requirements

(23 semester hours)

CCA 231Dance for the Musical Stage3
CCA 331Acting for the Musical Stage3
KNH 110ABeginning Ballet 12
MUS 119Introduction to Music Theory3
MUS 215Class Voice for Music Theatre2
MUS 216Applied Voice for Music Theatre1, 1
THE 131Principles of Acting3
or THE 123 Acting for the Non-Major: Text and Performance
THE 151Stage Makeup1
THE 395The Musical in American Culture3
All Music Theatre Minors must participate in one production, selected from Musical Theatre, Opera, and Grand Night for Singing:1
Grand Night: The Great American Songbook
Opera Production
Production and Performance-Musical
Total Credit Hours23
1

KNH 110A offered credit/no-credit only.