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dc.contributor.advisorSchroeder-Arce, Roxanne
dc.creatorStreeter, Joshua Rashon
dc.date.accessioned2016-10-06T15:06:31Z
dc.date.available2016-10-06T15:06:31Z
dc.date.issued2016-05
dc.date.submittedMay 2016
dc.identifierdoi:10.15781/T2WS8HN4R
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/41516
dc.description.abstractThis MFA thesis identifies the junior musical as an umbrella term for commercial American musical theatre adapted for youth performers and explores the value of these adaptations in schools. Interviews and survey responses comprise this qualitative study that examines interest in and opportunities created by Broadway Jr., a specific musical theatre program for middle school students. Through an analysis of current practices and statistics in performance and education, this thesis positions the Broadway Jr. program as an educational theatre model that flexibly responds to the needs of the particular schools and communities it serves. Findings invite practitioners and scholars to consider what comprises quality musical theatre education for young people in schools in the twenty-first century.
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dc.language.isoen
dc.subjectBroadway Junior
dc.subjectBroadway Jr
dc.subjectMusical theatre pedagogy
dc.subjectMusical theatre
dc.subjectBroadway
dc.subjectCommercial American musical theatre
dc.subjectAmerican musical theatre
dc.subjectTheatre education
dc.subjectTheatrical adaptations
dc.subjectYouth musicals
dc.subjectBroadway adaptations for youth
dc.subjectMusical theatre education
dc.titleBroadway Junior : musical theatre for youth performers
dc.typeThesis
dc.date.updated2016-10-06T15:06:31Z
dc.contributor.committeeMemberWolf, Stacy
dc.description.departmentTheatre and Dance
thesis.degree.departmentTheatre and Dance
thesis.degree.disciplineTheatre
thesis.degree.grantorThe University of Texas at Austin
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Fine Arts
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