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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

CAP21 (Collaborative Arts Project 21) | Evaluated Learning Experience

3. Business of Musical Theatre

Location: 
CAP21 Conservatory, 18 W. 18th Street, New York, NY.
Length: 
Course 3: 18 hours.
Dates: 

August 2009 - June 2017.

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Course 3: Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify types of musical theatre auditions; discuss materials for auditions; plan business strategies to market oneself before and after auditions; develop networking strategies; discuss how to prepare marketing materials: headshots, resumes, websites; discuss genres of material for musical theatre auditions; discuss the important players one will encounter at auditions (director, choreographer, producer, etc.); discuss the benefits of signing with an agent or manager versus the benefits of freelancing and self-representation; and discuss production contracts and union rules and regulations.

Instruction: 
Course 3: This course familiarizes students with the business of musical theatre and provides advanced business information to help prepare themselves as savvy, self-employed performers.
Credit recommendation: 
NOTE: Refer to combined credit recommendation following Course 6.

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