Writing Text for Music Theater (Heleen Verburg)

Module code
M-MT-LTS
Curricular domain
Profile, extension and depth: Theory Classes
Credits
2
Group size
6
Number of course weeks
10
Class duration
One 120-minute lesson per week
Total contact hours
20 hours
Study load
36 hours

Form / content / level

Prerequisites
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
Competencies: click here for an explanation.
Aims
Developing theater text and music theater text writing skills.
Relation to other modules
Related to songwriting.
Content
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
Group classes.
Material
n/a
Student activity
n/a

Examination and assessment

Mode(s) of assessment
Assessment by the instructor at the end of the course.
Criteria
Students should have mastered the elements described under Contents.
Pass requirements
The student has completed this module if he is awarded a minimum grade of 5.5 at the end of the course.
Examination procedure
Students are assessed at the end of the course. Theassessments comprise evaluations of students' performance during the lessons and, if applicable, public performances.
Resit options
See the Education and Examination Regulations.

Module summary

These classes focus on developing a sense of structure and content in theater text.