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  Jan 20, 2018
Undergraduate Catalog 2010-11 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Music Theatre Performance (84 hours)

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Admission to the program is by prepared audition before the Dance, Music, and Theatre faculty. Additional information is available by contacting the curriculum advisor or via the Web at Continuance in the program is based upon periodic reviews. Moreover, at the end of the sophomore year, each student must pass a performance jury in order to continue in the program; unanimous approval by each performance area is required.

Required Courses In Dance (22 hours)

Ballet (2 hours)

Jazz (4 hours)

Technique (4 hours)


Evaluation of THEA 4960 credits: two of the three evaluators must be either faculty/staff of Western Michigan University or full-time professional staff of the presenting theatre.

Required Courses In Music (24 hours)

Electives (6 hours)

Six hours from courses in the Department of Dance, the School of Music, and the Department of Theatre, with the consent of the Director of Music Theatre Performance.

Baccalaureate-Level Writing Requirement

Students who have chosen the Music Theatre Performance B.F.A. degree program will satisfy the Baccalaureate-Level Writing requirement by successfully completing:

Minimum Grade Requirement

A grade of “C” or better is required in all courses. If a student received a grade lower than “C”, the student will be required to retake the course. If a second grade lower than “C” is received, the student will be dismissed from the major.

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