This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2020-21 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.
Any VCU student may declare a minor in musical theatre with approval from the Department of Theatre. The musical theatre minor comprises 18 credits of which a minimum of nine credits must be at the 300 or 400 level. A musical theatre adviser counsels each student about the selection of appropriate courses based on the student’s competence and interest. Depending on audition results and course prerequisites, students may select from the following to meet their minor requirements:
|APPL 200||Applied Lessons||1|
|DANC 133||Introduction to Ballet Technique I||2|
|DANC 134||Introduction to Ballet Technique II||2|
|DANC 183||Introduction to Modern Dance Technique||2|
|DANC 184||Introduction to Modern Dance Technique||2|
|MHIS 115||Fundamental Musicianship||2|
|THEA 200||Broadway Seminar||1|
|THEA 316||Musical Theatre History||3|
|THEA 317||Musical Theatre Performance I||3|
|THEA 318||Musical Theatre Performance II||3|
|THEA 319||Musical Theatre Dance Styles: Landmark Choreographers||3|
|THEA 417||Cabaret Storytelling||3|
Note: An audition or other prerequisites may be required to enroll in some of these courses. See individual course descriptions for details.