Performing Arts: Musical Theatre (American University)

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    American University

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    USD 55,899

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Program Description

The world of performing arts is one of creativity, self-expression and the ability to captivate an audience with every motion and word. For aspiring students with talent in and passion for the performing arts, this program can provide all of the necessary tools to begin building a highly successful career in the field of stage performance.

There are a wide variety of aspects to the performing arts, ranging from vocal and musical performance to many forms of dance and non-musical movement and dialogue delivery; the performing arts: musical theatre program at American University can help students sharpen their skills in both the facets of on-stage performance as well as behind-the-scenes work, with classes focusing on theatrical history, stagecraft and design, acting fundamentals, musicianship and dance practicum.

Acceptance for this major requires a preliminary audition; along with this, there is a 120-credit hour prerequisite. Fifty-one major-specific credit hours and up to 53 course-specific credit hours are also required.

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American University, offers 71 bachelor’s degree programs in subjects such as Anthropology, Dance, Communication Studies, Chemistry, and Sociology. The University also offers a number of honours programs in subjects such as Psychology, Literature, Physics and History. The University has a 90-acre campus that includes amenities and services such as student...

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