Musical Theatre Performance Certificate
PROGRAM CODE: 1C35020
The Musical Theatre Performance Certificate is designed to prepare the student for performance competency in the field of Musical Theatre. The Musical Theatre Certificate requires a total of 20-22 units, 17-18 units of which are in required courses and as listed with a with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires 20-22 units.
|Required courses are listed in suggested sequence: (17-18 units)|
|THEA 120 C||Acting I||3|
|THEA 126 C||Musical Theatre Techniques I||3|
|THEA 127 C||Musical Theatre Techniques II||3|
|THEA 132 C||Musical Theatre Performance I||2-3|
|or THEA 135 C||Musical Theatre Performance II|
|or THEA 232 C||Musical Thea Performance III|
|or THEA 233 C||Musical Theatre Performance IV|
|THEA 226 C||Musical Theatre Techniques III||3|
|THEA 227 C||Musical Theatre Techniques IV||3|
|Select two courses from the following:(3-4 units)||3-4|
|Jazz Dance I||2|
|Jazz Dance II||2|
|Tap Dance I||1|
|Tap Dance II||1|
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
A student who completes this program (degree/certificate) will
OUTCOME 1: To prepare the students for performance competency to pursue professional careers in the field of Musical Theatre. Program Goals: 1. Provide students with the skills needed for a career in musical theatre.
OUTCOME 2: Provide students with a working technique and knowledge of craft preparations necessary to be successful in the field of musical theatre.
OUTCOME 3: Provide those individuals currently working within this field the opportunity to further develop their understanding, knowledge and skills in the field.
OUTCOME 4: Provide students with hands-on training by experts in the field, as well as direct contact with these professionals as a counseling and career advancement tool.
OUTCOME 5: Provide students with an opportunity to obtain a certificate acknowledging their completion of the courses comprising the certificate, and a tool for obtaining performance competency in musical theatre.
OUTCOME 6: Provide students interested in in transferring to professional schools and conservatory programs the skills with which to audition successfully, The objective of this program is to provide these skills through traditional teaching methods with an emphasis on a practical, “hands-on” education that will give the students an added “edge” in auditions in the professional field of musical theatre.