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Theatre Arts: Musical Theatre Concentration, BFA

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This major is administered by the area of Theatre  in the School of Performing Arts .

Choose this option if you are a multitalented performer and wish to pursue a professional career in musical theatre. The program requires study in three primary areas: acting, dance, and voice, as well as courses in music theory, piano, theatre, and musical theatre history.

Program Learning Outcomes
  1. Effectively demonstrate the integration of acting, singing and dance in the creation of a believable and stylistically appropriate character. 
  2. Demonstrate basic skills in music theory, piano playing, sight-singing advanced skills in vocal training and styles in order to effectively prepare and perform in a professional performance setting. 
  3. Identify the creators, concepts and historical events that contributed to the development of musical theatre genres and the resulting diverse repertoire of these styles. 
  4. Evaluate live dramatic performances critically and positively for the purpose of refining your own creative process. 
  5. Practice the basic business procedures of the actor’s profession, including audition techniques, resumes, rehearsal etiquette and professional communication. 

Consists of 78 credits.

Voice, 14 credits

Piano, 4 credits

Musical Theatre Performance Laboratory, 4 credits

Take 4 credits from:

Electives, 10 credits

10 credits approved by your adviser.

Up to 6 elective credits may be from:


See description .

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