Student Spotlight


Overview


Length of Program (
30 hours per week of classes.)
2 Years; 4 semesters of 15 weeks each.
Fall Semester:  August to December
Spring Semester:  January to May

Some courses meet for 15 weeks, some for 12 weeks, some for 9 weeks, some for 8 weeks, some for 7 weeks and some for 6 weeks.

Semester Length

First Semester:  15 weeks of classes
Second, Third, Fourth Semesters:  12 weeks of class and 3 weeks of production.

Performance Projects and Productions

7 different Performance Projects and Productions will include: Interp #1 and #2, Composer Project, Song and Dance, Creative Ensemble Project, Pop-Rock Project, Mainstage Musical.  

Description 

This certificate program is for actors wanting more training beyond their bachelor degree or for the actor who is interested in professional training in musical theatre.

The 2-Year Professional Musical Theatre Training Program trains actors to be competitive in the industry. Expectations are high and the training prepares students to confidently combine the skills of acting, singing, and dancing. This certificate program is for actors wanting more training beyond their bachelor degree or for the actor who is interested in professional training in musical theatre. The 2-Year Professional Musical Theatre Training Program is designed to prepare students for a successful career as a musical theatre actor, singer and dancer. 

Productions are built into the curriculum and students apply the skills from their courses directly into shows ranging from a Pop-Rock Night to a Musical. CAP21 has trained thousands of performers and perfected techniques to integrate the three disciplines of acting, singing, and dance. CAP21's faculty is comprised of the finest master teachers and working professionals who specialize in the integration of these three disciplines.

Rehearsal and Performance

Rehearsals are on nights and weekends during the first 12 weeks of the semester, and then daily during the three weeks of production (up to 35 hours of rehearsal per week during the three weeks of production).

Additional Information 


Industry Musical Theatre Practicum and Showcase

After 4 semesters of study, actors may audition to participate in the invited industry introduction. (See Industry Musical Theatre Practicum and Showcase).

New School Academic Credits
Graduates of the CAP21 2-Year Professional Musical Theatre Program can now transfer academic credits towards a Bachelor's degree from The New School for Public Engagement – a division of The New School. For information on completing a Bachelors Degree with The New School for Public Engagement, Click Here 

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