9 - 12 Musical Theatre II Version: 2010-2011


 
Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Theatre Arts

 
TAHSMTII.1
Analyzing and constructing meaning from theatrical experiences, dramatic literature, and electronic media
Element: TAHSMTII.1a
Identifies dramatic structure in a musical
Element: TAHSMTII.1b
Analyzes dramatic elements in a musical text or performance
Element: TAHSMTII.1c
Analyzes themes in a musical text or performance
Element: TAHSMTII.1d
Explains how text, music, and movement can be used to advance the plot of a musical
Element: TAHSMTII.1e
Examines the use of musical motifs to set mood and establish character
Element: TAHSMTII.1f
Analyzes vocal elements in a musical for performance
 

 
TAHSMTII.2
Developing scripts through improvisation and other theatrical methods
Element: TAHSMTII.2a
Explores a variety of musical techniques including recitative, aria, ballad, and other musical theatre conventions
Element: TAHSMTII.2b
Analyzes song lyrics as dramatic text to promote character development
Element: TAHSMTII.2c
Improvises using various musical techniques
Element: TAHSMTII.2d
Modifies or adapts an existing song to a different context
Element: TAHSMTII.2e
Creates an outline for an original musical based on an original work or a story adaptation
Element: TAHSMTII.2f
Develops an original song based on existing material
 

 
TAHSMTII.3
Acting by developing, communicating, and sustaining roles within a variety of situations and environments
Element: TAHSMTII.3a
Applies appropriate vocal technique for speaking and singing
Element: TAHSMTII.3b
Records blocking notation in a text for a performance
Element: TAHSMTII.3c
Analyzes and scores a text for musical performance
Element: TAHSMTII.3d
Creates and sustains character throughout a musical performance
Element: TAHSMTII.3e
Distinguishes between vocal ranges
Element: TAHSMTII.3f
Demonstrates vocal performance skills such as articulation, projection, volume, pitch, tone, and vocal placement
 

 
TAHSMTII.4
Designing and executing artistic and technical elements of theatre
Element: TAHSMTII.4a
Identifies key concepts of various elements of technical production including sets, props, costumes, makeup, lighting, and sound
Element: TAHSMTII.4b
Creates a plot for a specific area of technical production in musical theatre
Element: TAHSMTII.4c
Explores the relationship between design choices and the overall musical performance
Element: TAHSMTII.4d
Examines the impact of costume and makeup design on character development
Element: TAHSMTII.4e
Creates a rendering or model of a set or lights or props or costumes for a musical theatre production
Element: TAHSMTII.4f
Explores the relationship between sound production and vocal performance
 

 
TAHSMTII.5
Directing by conceptualizing, organizing, and conducting rehearsals for performance
Element: TAHSMTII.5a
Compares and contrasts presentational and representational styles in musical theatre
Element: TAHSMTII.5b
Defines and evaluates the roles of the director in a production
Element: TAHSMTII.5c
Produces a concept statement for a musical performance
Element: TAHSMTII.5d
Develops a multi-scene rehearsal schedule
Element: TAHSMTII.5e
Directs a scene or song for musical performance
Element: TAHSMTII.5f
Apples cultural and historical research to justify in directing and acting projects
 

 
TAHSMTII.6
Researching cultural and historical information to support artistic choices
Element: TAHSMTII.6a
Defines the role of a dramaturge
Element: TAHSMTII.6b
Analyzes a musical text for era specific language, music style, and other cultural characteristics
Element: TAHSMTII.6c
Investigates the careers of musical theatre collaborators
Element: TAHSMTII.6d
Examines the influences of social, historical, and economic conditions on the musical script
Element: TAHSMTII.6e
Constructs a dramaturgical display related to a musical production
Element: TAHSMTII.6f
Researches unfamiliar vocabulary and phrases found in musical theatre texts
 

 
TAHSMTII.7
Integrating various art forms, other content areas, and life experiences to create theatre
Element: TAHSMTII.7a
Masters and executes basic dance steps
Element: TAHSMTII.7b
Demonstrates basic singing techniques
Element: TAHSMTII.7c
Combines dance, song, and text into an individual or group performance
Element: TAHSMTII.7d
Explores the influence of the musical score on plot and character development
Element: TAHSMTII.7e
Analyzes music to recognize performance cues
Element: TAHSMTII.7f
Draws upon personal experiences to create dramatic characters and works
Element: TAHSMTII.7g
Demonstrates sight-reading skills
 

 
TAHSMTII.8
Examining the roles of theatre as a reflection of past and present civilizations
Element: TAHSMTII.8a
Traces the historical development of musical theatre
Element: TAHSMTII.8b
Interprets how societal conditions influence the creation of a musical
Element: TAHSMTII.8c
Connects the theme/s in a musical to contemporary society and to the broader human experience
Element: TAHSMTII.8d
Analyzes the lives, works, and influences of major musical theatre figures in various cultures and historical periods
Element: TAHSMTII.8e
Examines the role and influence of musical theatre and musical media in modern society
Element: TAHSMTII.8f
Appraises and compares current trends in musical theatre styles
 

 
TAHSMTII.9
Exploring the business of theatre
Element: TAHSMTII.9a
Explores the process of developing a musical for the Broadway stage
Element: TAHSMTII.9b
Compares and contrasts standard operating procedures for Equity, Non-Equity, and amateur theatres
Element: TAHSMTII.9c
Identifies and analyzes "above the lines" and "below the lines" roles of theatre producing organizations
Element: TAHSMTII.9d
Creates a marketing plan for a musical production
Element: TAHSMTII.9e
Outlines a production budget for a musical production
Element: TAHSMTII.9f
Examines and analyzes performance contracts
 

 
TAHSMTII.10
Critiquing various aspects of theatre and other media using appropriate supporting evidence
Element: TAHSMTII.10a
Develops and defends criteria for assessing each area of musical theatre production
Element: TAHSMTII.10b
Justifies acting choices to prepare a role in a musical performance
Element: TAHSMTII.10c
Evaluates the work of individual contributors to the production process
Element: TAHSMTII.10d
Judges the effectiveness of the final performance based on the quality of the rehearsal process
Element: TAHSMTII.10e
Compares and contrasts live musical performances to taped performances, film adaptations, and script readings
Element: TAHSMTII.10f
Explores and evaluates the collaborative process of a production
 

 
TAHSMTII.11
Engaging actively and appropriately as an audience member in theatre or other media experiences
Element: TAHSMTII.11a
Observes and demonstrates appropriate audience etiquette
Element: TAHSMTII.11b
Examines the historical relationship between actor, script and audience as basic elements of the theatrical experience
Element: TAHSMTII.11c
Explores and analyzes the "chemistry" between actor and audience
 

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