Theatre, Music, and Acting
- Analyzes and Discusses Literature and Music
- Develops Cultural Aptitude
- Builds Performance Skills
These courses provide the opportunity to read masterworks of the theatre; listen to symphonies, operas, and folk songs; or perform for an audience. Explore the cultural and historic legacies of the performing arts.
Learn to find “the zone” when acting—a state of exceptional, consistent performance—through scene study and improvisation.
Learn about the “Golden Age” of the American musical, when musical theatre was at the center of popular culture.
Meet with theatre professionals and see five Broadway or Off-Broadway shows to learn what happens before the curtain rises and after it falls.
Listen to selections of great chamber music from throughout history, and explore the works’ composers, patrons, and performance histories.
Explore your creative side in this one-day workshop, designed to welcome newcomers to the world of acting.
In a supportive environment, learn the similarities and differences between acting techniques and discover which approach works best for you.
Learn about Oscar Hammerstein’s extraordinary influence on Stephen Sondheim and his work in musical theatre.
Listen to the music of Brahms, and learn about the composer, his contemporaries, and his legacy.
Listen to music by some of the many composers who haven taken inspiration from Norse and Finnish mythology.
This course will discuss how Puccini used plot and music to develop memorable female characters as his musical style evolved.
Enjoy creating improvisational comedy in a relaxed, encouraging, and supportive atmosphere.