Musical Theatre

Do you want to be a "triple threat" – an actor, dancer and singer?

Then Missouri State University’s Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre is the program for you. At Missouri State, we offer musical theatre students:

  • Conservatory training in a liberal arts environment
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Outstanding professional faculty
  • A strong Broadway track record
  • Four musical theatre productions annually
  • Our commitment to excellence as the program in Missouri to hold accreditation with both the National Association of Schools of Theatre and the National Association of Schools of Music.
  • Direct association with an equity summer theatre, Tent Theatre
  • A competitive yet nurturing atmosphere
  • A New York City Senior Showcase to highlight your talents

News and events

  • The OPENING NIGHT performance of "columbinus" begins in less than one hour! Seating begins at 7:00 PM in the Balcony Theatre. See you there!
    10 hours agoTheatre and Dance Twitter
  • Who's Who?! - columbinus
    12 hours ago • 3 people like this • Theatre and Dance Facebook
    Dejuan Boyd (Cast Member) Olathe, KS. 
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    Dejuan Boyd (Cast Member) Olathe, KS.

    Dejuan is a sophomore BFA Acting major. His previous roles at Johnson County Community College include Costa Astrakhan in BecasueHeCan, Kent in reasons to be pretty, and Chester in Anna in the Tropics. He is a recipient of the Theatre Regents Scholarship.
  • It's OPENING NIGHT for "columbinus" and we have a SOLD OUT audience! The cast and crew are excited to share their hard work with you!
    12 hours ago • 2 retweets • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • We would like to wish the cast and crew of columbinus a Happy Opening this evening. The show is sold out until the Sunday evening performance. Drop into any Missouri State Tix location to get your tickets today.
    15 hours ago • 9 people like this • Theatre and Dance Facebook
  • DramaticPub Happy Opening to @MSUTheatreDance! Their production of COLUMBINUS opens tonight!
    15 hours ago • 2 retweets • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • "columbinus" opens TOMORROW EVENING! The cast and crew are excited, are you? Seating begins at 7:00 PM with the show beginning at 7:30 PM!
    September 17 at 2:32 p.m. • 5 retweets • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • Who's Who?! - columbinus
    September 17 at 2:21 p.m. • 24 people like this • Theatre and Dance Facebook
    Jay Hensley (Costume Designer) Kansas City, ...
    Jay Hensley (Costume Designer) Kansas City, MO.

    Jay is a junior BFA Tech/Design/Stage Management major. He has worked previously as a carpenter for the 2013 & 2014 Tent Theatre seasons, as a crewmember for Sweeney Todd, and as Set Designer for Tabula Rasa Theatre Production Company‚Äôs production of Permanent ... Continue reading →