Writing Text for Music Theater (Heleen Verburg)
Profile, extension and depth: Theory Classes
Number of course weeks
One 120-minute lesson per week
Total contact hours
Form / content / level
Admitted to the second year of Bachelor phase.
There is a selection procedure for which you have to hand in a short text.
A sound knowledge of Dutch is required.
Competencies: click here
for an explanation.
Developing theater text and music theater text writing skills.
Relation to other modules
Related to songwriting.
The first steps in writing text for theatre: how do you start writing? What do have to say? How do you find your own style? Note that the module is not about song lyrics, though an occasional lyric might come along.
Bear in mind that this module is taught in Dutch!
Mode(s) of instruction
Examination and assessment
Mode(s) of assessment
Assessment by the instructor at the end of the course.
Students should have mastered the elements described under Contents.
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5 at the end of the course.
Students are assessed at the end of the course. Theassessments comprise evaluations of students' performance during the lessons and, if applicable, public performances.
These classes focus on developing a sense of structure and content in theater text.