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PAMT 111 Musical Theater Acting I

Course Description: The course will introduce students to the fundamental skills and theories of acting with an emphasis on the system developed by the Russian born actor/director Stanislavski. The introduction to the art of acting will keep the focus on work on the self based on exploratory exercises. Developing and cultivating the emotional life of actors in order to create a character that is truthful is the goal of acting I. The course will consist of exercises designed to relax and ready actors, enabling them to explore the full range of their emotions. Exercises will be designed to engage students in concepts as they relate to the text with the major emphasis on actor development and growth through monologues, scene performances, and written work.

Course Rotation: NY: Fall.

3 credits

PAMT 112 Musical Theater Acting II

Course Description:The course will focus on developing and cultivating a student’s ability to create the life of a character


3 credits

Prerequisites

PAAT 111 Minimum Grade of D

PAMT 121 Fundamentals of Music I for Musical Theatre Majors

Course Description: Designed for those who have had no previous musical training. A study of music notation, music theory; scales, keys, intervals, harmonization, transportation, triads and simple chord progressions. Students will receive ear training, learn how to compose their own simple musical compositions for piano, and learn to play beginning-level piano music at the keyboard.

Course Campus:Pleasantville.

3 credits

PAMT 122 Fundamentals of Music II

Course Description: This course provides students the ability to teach themselves a piece of music. Theoretical skills are taught such as key signatures, time signatures, pitches, rhythms, etc., and very basic keyboard, sight-singing, and sight-reading skills.
Course Rotation:Spring;NY

3 credits

PAMT 131 Individualized Voice Lessons I

This course is open to Musical Theatre majors only.

Course Description: Voice lessons geared to the healthy and free vocal production of the musical theatre singer.

Course Rotation: NYC: Fall.

1 credits

PAMT 132 Individualized Voice Lessons II

Course Description: Voice lessons geared to the healthy and free vocal production of the musical theatre singer.


Course Campus:NY:Spring.

1 credits

PAMT 154 Fundamentals of Music II

Course Description:As the second semester of Fundamentals of Music I, this course will build on the foundation that was built in the first semester. This course is specifically designed to train the musical theater student in all aspects of music theory.
Course Rotation:Spring;NY

3 credits

PAMT 199 Freshman Seminar

Course Description: This course helps transform freshman students into musical theatre professionals, providing them with the knowledge and skills to study, work, and behave to their maximum potential in their field, both during their time at Pace and beyond.

1 credits