DRMA 284 Musical Theatre Performance I • 5 Cr.


Offers in-depth analysis of, and performance opportunity in, a musical theatre production. All students are cast in the musical. Lecture/lab format. May be repeated for a maximum of 30 credits. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Analyze a specific musical.
  • Perform a variety of warm up and rehearsal exercises.
  • Create a character and execute a successful rehearsal process.
  • Perform a role a number of times before an audience.
  • Explain the relationship between the written word of the drama and the finished production of a play.
  • Work positively with a director, designers and other actors to responsibly and collaboratively create a unified production.