Musical Theatre  

Learning Guide 3

  • Students will discuss and demonstrate basic dance terms 

Musical Theatre 

Learning Guide 3 

Key Vocabulary 

  • Chaînés- A series of rapid moving turns with the legs in a tight first

    position.

  • Spotting - movement of the head and focusing of the eyes when

    turning. 

  • Tour - Turn.

  • Ball Change - Syncopated weight shift onto the ball of the rear foot and back to the flat front foot
  • Jazz square - A crossed front-back-back-front four step move in the floor pattern of a square
  • Grapevine - A series of steps that move sideways with a side, back, side, front pattern
  • point - streatched foot toes pointed out 
  • flex - flat foot toes pointed toward the ceiling

 

 

Questions

  • Why is it important to warm up our bodies?
  • What are basic dance steps?
  • Students will demonstrate and understand arm and foot positions

Dance 

  • Students will discuss and demonstrate basic dance terms 

Musical Theatre 

Learning Guide 3 

Questions

  • Why is it important to warm up our bodies?
  • What are basic dance steps?

Jazz Square vs Box Step 

  • Students will demonstrate and understand arm and foot positions

Dance cont. 

Pivot and Paddle Turns

Musical Theatre 

Learning Guide 3

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Questions

  • What are the parts of the vocal instrument?
  • Why is it important to warm up our voices?
  • How can we take care of our voices?

Key Vocab

  • Posture - the position of the body when you sit or stand
  • Diaphragm - a shelf of muscle extending across the bottom of the ribcage.
  • Breathe Support - in singing, efficient and appropriate use of the breath stream for phonation
  • Diction- the clarity of a musical line and, in the case of vocal music, of the words

Learning Targets

  • Students will be able to demonstrate and produce the correct mouth shape srequired to produce proper vowel and consonant sounds
  • Students will be able to understand how to produce a proper tone resulting from proper Vowel shapes
  • Students will understand how to produce a proper tone resulting from correct seating and standing posture.
  • Students will understand how to produce a proper tone resulting from correct breath support.

Vocal 

Questions

  • How can we contain a chearacter throughout the dance?
  • What is a Musical

Musical Theatre 

Learning Guide 3 

Learning Targets

  • Students will be able to identify different musicals on and off BROADWAY.

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