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Program Details - Musical Theatre

Actor in Top Hat on Stage - SMTHEA 3066 Musical Theatre Intensive: May 31 - June 30, 2022

This program earns 4 credits (THEA 3066). The intensive consists of online classes in Acting, Dance for Musical Theatre, Vocal Technique, and Musical Theatre Workshop.  Students will work one-on-one with the faculty to perfect a number in the various disciplines.

Your typical week might look something like this:

Mondays

  • 10:30-11:30 am              
    Dance for Musical Theatre with Alfie Parker, Jr.             
                                      
  • 12:30-2:30 pm
    Vocal Technique with David Sabella
    Accompanist: David Gaines (1:30pm - 2:30pm)
    Two hour Masterclass with David Sabella or small group studio classes
     
  • 3-6 pm                
    Musical Theatre Workshop with John McDaniels
    Accompanist: David Gaines
    Three hour Masterclass with John McDaniels or one hour small group studio classes 

Tuesdays

  • 10:30-11:45 am     
    Acting/Games with Julie Boyd
     
  • 12:30-2:30 pm         
    Vocal Technique with David Sabella
     
  • 3-6 pm                
    Musical Theatre Workshop with John McDaniels
    Accompanist: David Gaines

Wednesdays           

  • 10:30 am-12 pm              
    Dance for Musical Theatre with Alfie Parker, Jr.
     
  • 1-3 pm           
    Acting/Games/Guest Speakers with Julie Boyd     
           
  • 3-5 pm 
    Vocal Technique with David Sabella
     

Thursdays       

  • 10:30 am-12 pm    
    Dance for Musical Theatre with Alfie Parker, Jr.
     
  • 1-3 pm
    Vocal Technique with David Sabella
    Accompanist: David Gaines
     
  • 3-5 pm           Musical Theatre Workshop with John McDaniels
    Accompanist: David Gaines

 

A musical theatre improvisation exercise from the last day when students were asked to use the prompt text: "What I learned this summer at Fordham." In 10 minutes, they came up with this exhilarating vocal and physical share.  The exercise required everyone to have a solo, harmony, choreography, and a chorus sung between the solos. Accompanist: Mana Allen and David Wolfson