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 music composed by women and learn about the historic context of their eras.
Listen to selections of great chamber music from throughout history, and explore the works’ composers, patrons, and performance histories.
In a supportive environment, learn the similarities and differences between acting techniques and discover which approach works best for you.
Learn about the history of jazz, gain new insight into beloved artists, and discover lesser-known greats.