Carter Musical Theatre

  • Course Description

    This course produces a full-scale musical and musical revue. Students gain experience in singing, dancing, acting, and production.


    Topics Covered



    •Rehearsal Etiquette

    •Musical Theatre Terminology


    Skills Covered




    •Creating a Character

    •Simultaneously doing all of the above


    Students who participate in this program:

    •Enhance vocal and physical awareness through acting and musical assignments

    •Analyze song structure and techniques for breaking-down a song

    •Strengthen skills in song, text and character analysis

    •Strengthen overall dance techniques, abilities, and vocabulary by practicing various dance styles

    •Study several decades of musical theatre history, its development and its various forms

    •Discover, prepare and build a repertoire of songs suitable for auditions

    •Receive group and some individual voice training and coaching

    •Build confident stage presence and excellent audition techniques

  • We are truly going to miss our seniors this year!

    They are: 

    Jacob Williams

    Emily Green

    Aaron King

    Olivia Martin

    Shane Wyrick

    Allen Helton

    Dylan McPipkin

    Kyle Crawford

    Justin Massey

    Austin Hillard

    Elizabeth Benn

    Alex Drinnen

    Cameron Ellis

    Blake Jackson

    Bryce Massey

    Nate Paul

    Semaja Reed

    Garrett Sandifur

    Julia Thress


Mrs. Jessica Strutz

Phone: (865) 932-8128


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Music Education from University of Tennessee, Knoxville Master of Music from University of Tennessee, Knoxville Education Specialist in Administration & Supervision from Lincoln Memorial University

Mrs. Jessica Strutz

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