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MUSC7035 - Musical Theatre Dance 4

Title:Musical Theatre Dance 4
Long Title:Musical Theatre Dance 4
Module Code:MUSC7035
Duration:1 Semester
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:Intermediate
Field of Study: Music & Performing Arts
Valid From: Semester 1 - 2018/19 ( September 2018 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Coordinator: Deirdre Collins
Module Author: Aisling Byrne Gaughan
Module Description: The development of style and technique with consistent practical and physical skills required for expressive and disciplined dancing in a range of styles
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 perform with a strong personal technique and understanding of basic musical theatre dance forms.
LO2 show evidence of a developing dance vocabulary
LO3 communicate expressively through basic musical theatre dance
LO4 develop a personal dance practice founded on health and safety principles.
LO5 underpin a growing personal dance style with a knowledge of a broad range of historical choreographers
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is strongly recommended before enrolment in this module. You may enrol in this module if you have not acquired the recommended learning but you will have considerable difficulty in passing (i.e. achieving the learning outcomes of) the module. While the prior learning is expressed as named MTU module(s) it also allows for learning (in another module or modules) which is equivalent to the learning specified in the named module(s).

Incompatible Modules
These are modules which have learning outcomes that are too similar to the learning outcomes of this module. You may not earn additional credit for the same learning and therefore you may not enrol in this module if you have successfully completed any modules in the incompatible list.
No incompatible modules listed
Co-requisite Modules
No Co-requisite modules listed

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed. You may not enrol on this module if you have not acquired the learning specified in this section.

No requirements listed

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Dance Techique
Students will be taught exercises to further develop stamina, strength, mobility, control, isolation work, pirouettes, steps of elevation and travel.
Practical Skills
The student will further develop routines and combinations in a variety of styles. Some improvisational work may also be included at this level.
Physical Skills
Physical Skills Enable students to acquire versatility in their physical skills and integrate their knowledge across all musical theatre disciplines.
An emphasis will be placed on the practical development of skills required for best practice in the profession.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%
Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Continuous Assessment of engagement and progress in class 1,2,3,4,5 40.0 Every Week
Performance Evaluation Applied Dance Technique for Theatre and Performance presentation 1,2,3,4,5 60.0 Sem End
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
Coursework Only
This module is reassessed solely on the basis of re-submitted coursework. There is no repeat written examination.

The institute reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Weekly dance classes 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent & Directed Learning (Non-contact) Fitness Sessions 3.0 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Individual research, reading and practice 1.0 Every Week 1.00
Total Hours 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 7.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This module has no Part Time workload.

Module Resources

Recommended Book Resources
  • J. Austin Eyer & Lyndy Franklin Smyth 2015, Broadway Swings, Bloomsbury Academic [ISBN: 1472590015]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
This module does not have any other resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CR_GMUTH_8 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Musical Theatre 4 Mandatory

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