Develop characterization, stage presence, diction, movement and other necessary theatrical skills through classes, coaching, workshop activities and public performances. And with a track for aspiring opera stage directors, you can gain practical opera experience onstage or off.
The School of Music offers the Master of Music in Opera Theatre with two distinct tracks of study: opera performance and opera stage directing. A prerequisite for opera performance is admittance into the master of music degree in performance (voice). Prerequisites for opera stage directing include a bachelor's degree in music or music education, including keyboard skills and proficiency in either voice or keyboard equivalent to the completion of the fourth year of undergraduate instruction at the university. Applicants must also be able to document extensive singing or acting experience.
M Master of Music (Opera Theatre Concentration)
Application information for this degree is available through The Graduate School.
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