Musical Theatre (B.F.A.)

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"Be More Chill" by Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz (Fall 2016)

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre is one of several professional training programs offered by the School of Theatre at Penn State. The program’s mission is to train students so that they may compete successfully in the professional musical theatre. Students are recruited nationally and are admitted into this highly selective program after a rigorous audition process. Throughout their time at Penn State, they share a positive, professional, and dedicated attitude as artists and humans that allow them to enter the Industry with the best chance of success.

Our faculty is made up of artists dedicated to both the profession of theatre performance and musical theatre training. As working actors, dancers, music directors, choreographers, and directors, we bring our students years of Broadway, national tour, regional theatre, and film and television experience. With a ratio of eleven faculty to forty-eight students, the training is individualized, specific, and demanding.

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Address: Penn State School of Theatre, 116 Theatre Building, University Park, PA 16802 USA.

Office: (814) 865 7586

Fax: (814) 865 5754

Tickets: (814) 863 0255