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Musical Theatre

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. 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, casting directors.

Great Facilities

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

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.

Reserve an Audition Today

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.

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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In the News

There is always something interesting happening at Florida Southern.

Dr. Jeff Grove with two FSC students.

Awesome Guests Visiting the Department of Theatre and Dance

The Department of Theatre and Dance constantly invites amazing professionals to share t...

Dr. Jeffrey Grove '86

Tony Award-Winning Producer Speaks With Theatre Students

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FSC students at The Estates at Carpenters retirement community.

FSC Students Performing at the Retirement Community

Fifteen theatre students performed a morning recital of musical theatre standards and h...

Clubs and More

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

Musical Theatre Program Contact

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Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors

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Dr. Christianne Roll

Theatre Arts Department

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