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Chellis, Matthew Wren Associate Professor

Positions

Teaching

courses taught

  • PMUS 1117 - Musical Theatre Studio I
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Introduces students to the origins of Musical Theatre History in the U.S. via Operetta and Vaudeville. Students will familiarize themselves with terms and resource material needed to become a musical theatre actor. Topics include: The Theatre as a career, reading/researching a musical, important MT composers/lyricists, song forms, and landmark musicals.
  • PMUS 1217 - Musical Theatre Studio II Acting Component
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Explores creativity, collaboration, and communication in the craft of acting both in musical theatre and stage acting specifically directed to the Musical Theatre degree student. Focuses on terms and concepts of psychological realism fundamental to the actors' process through solo work and ensemble exercises. Emphasis on developing a character through analysis and scene study. Various acting modalities will be introduced.
  • PMUS 1726 - Voice
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • PMUS 2726 - Voice
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.
  • PMUS 3726 - Voice
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
  • PMUS 4726 - Voice
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
  • PMUS 5726 - Voice
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
  • PMUS 6726 - Voice
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018 / Fall 2018 / Spring 2019 / Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)