Houston Baptist University Catalog

Music Theatre ( MUTR ) Course Descriptions

  • MUTR 2100 MUSIC THEATRE

    MUTR 2100 Music Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): Audition
    Music Theatre performs fully-staged musicals as well as scenes from musicals. Selected by audition with priority given to Music Theatre majors.

  • MUTR 2100 MUSIC THEATRE

    MUTR 2100 Music Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): Audition
    Music Theatre performs fully-staged musicals as well as scenes from musicals. Selected by audition with priority given to Music Theatre majors.

  • MUTR 2105 DANCE I: BALLET

    MUTR 2105 Dance I: Ballet
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Provides beginner level instruction in ballet.

  • MUTR 2105 DANCE I: BALLET

    MUTR 2105 Dance I: Ballet
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Provides beginner level instruction in ballet.

  • MUTR 2106 DANCE II: BALLET

    MUTR 2106 Dance II: Ballet
    Prerequisite(s): Dance I Ballet or instructor’s approval
    Provides intermediate level instruction in ballet.

  • MUTR 2106 DANCE II: BALLET

    MUTR 2106 Dance II: Ballet
    Prerequisite(s): Dance I Ballet or instructor’s approval
    Provides intermediate level instruction in ballet.

  • MUTR 2107 DANCE III: BALLET

    MUTR 2107 Dance III: Ballet
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2106 or instructor’s approval
    Provides advanced level instruction in ballet.

  • MUTR 2107 DANCE III: BALLET

    MUTR 2107 Dance III: Ballet
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2106 or instructor’s approval
    Provides advanced level instruction in ballet.

  • MUTR 2115 DANCE I: JAZZ

    MUTR 2115 Dance I: Jazz
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Provides beginner level instruction in Jazz dance.

  • MUTR 2115 DANCE I: JAZZ

    MUTR 2115 Dance I: Jazz
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Provides beginner level instruction in Jazz dance.

  • MUTR 2116 DANCE II: JAZZ

    MUTR 2116 Dance II: Jazz
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2115 or instructor’s approval
    Provides intermediate level instruction in Jazz dance.

  • MUTR 2116 DANCE II: JAZZ

    MUTR 2116 Dance II: Jazz
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2115 or instructor’s approval
    Provides intermediate level instruction in Jazz dance.

  • MUTR 2117 DANCE III: JAZZ

    MUTR 2117 Dance III: Jazz
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2116 or instructor’s approval
    Provides advanced level instruction in Jazz dance.

  • MUTR 2117 DANCE III: JAZZ

    MUTR 2117 Dance III: Jazz
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2116 or instructor’s approval
    Provides advanced level instruction in Jazz dance.

  • MUTR 2125 DANCE I: TAP

    MUTR 2125 Dance I: Tap
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Provides beginner level instruction in tap dancing.

  • MUTR 2125 DANCE I: TAP

    MUTR 2125 Dance I: Tap
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Provides beginner level instruction in tap dancing.

  • MUTR 2126 DANCE II: TAP

    MUTR 2126 Dance II: Tap
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2125 or instructor’s approval
    Provides intermediate level instruction in tap dancing.

  • MUTR 2126 DANCE II: TAP

    MUTR 2126 Dance II: Tap
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2125 or instructor’s approval
    Provides intermediate level instruction in tap dancing.

  • MUTR 2127 DANCE III: TAP

    MUTR 2127 Dance III: Tap
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2126 or instructor’s approval
    Provides advanced level instruction in tap dancing.

  • MUTR 2127 DANCE III: TAP

    MUTR 2127 Dance III: Tap
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2126 or instructor’s approval
    Provides advanced level instruction in tap dancing.

  • MUTR 2135 DANCE I: MODERN

    MUTR 2135 Dance I: Modern
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Provides beginner level instruction in modern dance.

  • MUTR 2135 DANCE I: MODERN

    MUTR 2135 Dance I: Modern
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Provides beginner level instruction in modern dance.

  • MUTR 2136 DANCE II: MODERN

    MUTR 2136 Dance II: Modern
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2135 or instructor’s approval
    Provides intermediate level instruction in modern dance.

  • MUTR 2136 DANCE II: MODERN

    MUTR 2136 Dance II: Modern
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2135 or instructor’s approval
    Provides intermediate level instruction in modern dance.

  • MUTR 2137 DANCE III: MODERN

    MUTR 2137 Dance III: Modern
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2136 or instructor’s approval
    Provides advanced level instruction in modern dance.

  • MUTR 2137 DANCE III: MODERN

    MUTR 2137 Dance III: Modern
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2136 or instructor’s approval
    Provides advanced level instruction in modern dance.

  • MUTR 2200 STAGE VOICE & DICTION I

    MUTR 2200 Stage Voice and Diction I
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Provides instruction in vocal and speech technique expected of stage and screen actors. Emphasis is placed upon developing the physical properties of the voice along with the articulatory skills required for speaking Standard American English.

  • MUTR 2200 STAGE VOICE & DICTION I

    MUTR 2200 Stage Voice and Diction I
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Provides instruction in vocal and speech technique expected of stage and screen actors. Emphasis is placed upon developing the physical properties of the voice along with the articulatory skills required for speaking Standard American English.

  • MUTR 2350 ACTING I FOR MUSICAL THEATRE

    MUTR 2350 Acting I for Musical Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Introduces student actors to contemporary approaches to stage performance. Emphasis on physical preparation, conceptual framework, and actor’s vocabulary leading towards characterization and role development in the context of music theatre performance.

  • MUTR 2350 ACTING I FOR MUSICAL THEATRE

    MUTR 2350 Acting I for Musical Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Introduces student actors to contemporary approaches to stage performance. Emphasis on physical preparation, conceptual framework, and actor’s vocabulary leading towards characterization and role development in the context of music theatre performance.

  • MUTR 2351 ACTING II FOR MUSIC THEATRE

    MUTR 2351 Acting II for Music Theatre
    < Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2350
    This course continues the study of contemporary approaches to stage performance. Emphasis on physical preparation, conceptual framework, and actor’s vocabulary leading towards characterization and role development.

  • MUTR 2351 ACTING II FOR MUSIC THEATRE

    MUTR 2351 Acting II for Music Theatre
    < Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2350
    This course continues the study of contemporary approaches to stage performance. Emphasis on physical preparation, conceptual framework, and actor’s vocabulary leading towards characterization and role development.

  • MUTR 2352 ACTING III FOR MUSIC THEATRE

    MUTR 2351 Acting III for Music Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2351
    Intensive scene study and character analysis with the goal of honing the actor’s personal technique. Class will culminate in a final presentation of scenes or one-act plays.

  • MUTR 2352 ACTING III FOR MUSIC THEATRE

    MUTR 2351 Acting III for Music Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): MUTR 2351
    Intensive scene study and character analysis with the goal of honing the actor’s personal technique. Class will culminate in a final presentation of scenes or one-act plays.

  • MUTR 3210 MUSIC THEATRE COACHING I

    MUTR 3210 Music Theatre Coaching I
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003
    Coaching in style and presentation of musical theatre songs and monologues. Attention will be given to character development and repertoire to support student recitalists as well as new material for auditions. Open to Junior and Senior Music Theatre majors.

  • MUTR 3210 MUSIC THEATRE COACHING I

    MUTR 3210 Music Theatre Coaching I
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003
    Coaching in style and presentation of musical theatre songs and monologues. Attention will be given to character development and repertoire to support student recitalists as well as new material for auditions. Open to Junior and Senior Music Theatre majors.

  • MUTR 3295 CHOREOGRAPHY FOR MUSIC THEATRE

    MUTR 3295 Choreography for Music Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003
    This course teches students the history of important choreographers/styles and how they impact music theatre, and to help students apply these styles as well as directorial and story-telling concepts to their own choreography.

  • MUTR 3295 CHOREOGRAPHY FOR MUSIC THEATRE

    MUTR 3295 Choreography for Music Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003
    This course teches students the history of important choreographers/styles and how they impact music theatre, and to help students apply these styles as well as directorial and story-telling concepts to their own choreography.

  • MUTR 3350 PLAY ANALYSIS MUSICAL THEATRE

    MUTR 3350 Play Analysis for Musical Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003
    This course teaches the techniques of script analysis, emphasizing the Music Theatre repertory.

  • MUTR 3350 PLAY ANALYSIS MUSICAL THEATRE

    MUTR 3350 Play Analysis for Musical Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003
    This course teaches the techniques of script analysis, emphasizing the Music Theatre repertory.

  • MUTR 4130 HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATRE

    MUTR 4130 History of Musical Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 3333 and MUSI 3334
    This course will review the history of music theatre from its European beginnings to current activities in America and Britain.

  • MUTR 4130 HISTORY OF MUSICAL THEATRE

    MUTR 4130 History of Musical Theatre
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 3333 and MUSI 3334
    This course will review the history of music theatre from its European beginnings to current activities in America and Britain.

  • MUTR 4170 MUSIC THEATRE SEMINAR

    MUTR 4170 Music Theatre Seminar
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003
    This course offers performance practice opportunities for Music Theatre majors with an emphasis on learning performance, staging, and audition techniques. Class includes discussions of topics speciic to musical theatre performers. Guests from the musical theatre community present workshops and master class sessions each semester as a part of Seminar.

  • MUTR 4170 MUSIC THEATRE SEMINAR

    MUTR 4170 Music Theatre Seminar
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003
    This course offers performance practice opportunities for Music Theatre majors with an emphasis on learning performance, staging, and audition techniques. Class includes discussions of topics speciic to musical theatre performers. Guests from the musical theatre community present workshops and master class sessions each semester as a part of Seminar.

  • MUTR 4210 MUSIC THEATRE COACHING II

    MUTR 4210 Music Theatre Coaching II
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003 and MUTR 3221
    Continued from MUTR 3221, this course includes more in-depth coaching in style and presentation of musical theatre songs and monologues. Students will study audition technique, develop monologues and songs to support their recital, and learn new material for auditions.

  • MUTR 4210 MUSIC THEATRE COACHING II

    MUTR 4210 Music Theatre Coaching II
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003 and MUTR 3221
    Continued from MUTR 3221, this course includes more in-depth coaching in style and presentation of musical theatre songs and monologues. Students will study audition technique, develop monologues and songs to support their recital, and learn new material for auditions.

  • MUTR 4270 SENIOR CAPSTONE

    MUTR 4270 Senior Capstone
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003 and successful completion of at least 110 credit hours
    Students will plan and execute a final theatre project u nder the direction and supervision of the program director.

  • MUTR 4270 SENIOR CAPSTONE

    MUTR 4270 Senior Capstone
    Prerequisite(s): MUSI 0003 and successful completion of at least 110 credit hours
    Students will plan and execute a final theatre project u nder the direction and supervision of the program director.