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Musical Theatre

The musical theatre program provides a balanced, Hands-On Experience

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.

Top Reasons to choose Musical Theatre at florida southern college

Opportunity To Perform

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

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.

NYC Industry Showcase

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

Great Facilities

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

Sing as You’ve Never Sung Before

In THE 3120 Musical Theatre Scene Study, musical literature for performance is emphasized. You’ll be exposed to musical theatre styles, composers, literature, and lyricists with the emphasis on performance and vocal style.

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Learn more about Musical Theatre at the Virtual Day on Campus

Hear from college leadership, faculty, and staff as you learn more about life and learning at Florida Southern College. Academic showcases spanning the breadth of the college's academic offerings will provide you with opportunities to learn more about the Musical Theatre program.

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Performing on stage is not for everyone

We also offer a Theatre Arts B.A. program that does not require an audition for entry into the program!

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Clubs and More

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

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Program Information

Admission Requirements

First-Years

All domestic freshman applicants to Florida Southern College’s full-time degree programs must submit the following information:


Additional Admission Requirements for This Program

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

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Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors
863.680.4131

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Dr. Christianne Roll

Theatre Arts Department
863.680.4226

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