Broadway Now! is a musical theater program specifically designed for middle-school and high-school students. This course creates a gateway into the American Musical world, one of the few art forms that is incredibly unique to the United States and integral to its mainstream culture. Using sections of classic Broadway musicals such as Hamilton, In the Heights, The Sound of Music, Mean Girls, Natasha Pierre, and Hairspray, with live music from a trained accompanist. The program covers the components of acting, singing, and dancing. The preparation of various musical numbers will be the focus of the program in addition to the rigorous training of the musical theater skill set.
Process for Measurable Outcomes:
Students will be evaluated at the beginning, middle, and end of the program utilizing the New York State Learning Standards for the Performing Arts: Creating, Performing, Presenting, Producing, Responding, and Connecting.