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Musical Theatre

Our Bachelors of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre curriculum is balanced between music, dance, and acting, providing innovative, hands-on experiences to prepare you for a professional career in musical theatre.

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Top Reasons

Doing is learning, which is why we guarantee you an active, engaged learning, and highly-involved curriculum.

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Opportunity To Perform

From your first year, you will have an opportunity to perform. We present four main stage productions annually.

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Real World Opportunities

With Junior Journey, you’ll have study experience in the theatre in New York City and we have a great track record for graduate school placement—Brandeis, CalArts, Purdue, and Harvard.

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NYC Industry Showcase

Performing in our NYC industry showcase gives you the opportunity to network with top agents, casting directors.

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Great Facilities

The Florida Southern College campus boasts three fully-equipped performance facilities dedicated to undergraduate performance.

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Audition Requirement

Students may be accepted into the Musical Theatre B.F.A. program only through an audition in their area of expertise

Auditions are offered throughout the school year on an appointment basis. The prospective student for the Musical Theatre B.F.A. degree should prepare two contrasting songs, 32 bars or 90 seconds each. Please bring a recording of your accompaniment. For the dance portions of the audition come prepared with dance attire and jazz or ballet shoes with light-colored soles.

Scholarships are awarded based on an audition and interview by the theatre faculty. B.F.A. auditions will automatically be considered for scholarship eligibility.

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No audition/interview is necessary for admission to the B.A. program, however, it should also be noted that scholarships are awarded based on an audition and interview by the theatre faculty.

Program Details

A full description of the curriculum and course titles can be found in the academic catalog.

Academic Catalog

Clubs and Organizations

The Vagabonds, the oldest student organization on campus, provides performance opportunities in lab productions, improv, and student cabarets.

Graduate Opportunities

Our graduates go on to study at many prestigious school offering graduate programs.

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harvard university
brandeis university
california institute of the arts
purdue university

Program Contact

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Dr. Christianne Roll

Theatre Arts Department

musical theatre students engage in acting exercises in class