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

  • THEATRE TRIVIA REVEAL TIME! On Monday we posed:

    Q: Housing 1.2 million costumes, where is the largest operating theatrical wardrobe department in the world located?

    A: Walt Disney World, Florida

    Way to go, Chris Cahill!
    September 15 at 4:03 p.m. • 1 person likes this • Theatre and Dance Facebook
  • "columbinus" posters have been posted around campus and the downtown Springfield area. If you spot one, take a picture with it and tweet it!
    September 15 at 2:39 p.m.Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • Talkback Sessions
    September 15 at 12:00 p.m.Theatre and Dance Blog
    Are you interested in having a conversation about issues such as school shootings, mental health, and bullying with experts in counseling, psychology, and conflict management as well as some of the cast of columbinus? If so, we would love to …
  • springfieldNL . @MSUTheatreDance kicks off theater season with Columbine docudrama. sgfnow.co/1qB2zbm
    September 15 at 7:36 a.m. • 3 retweets • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • Who's Who?! - columbinus
    September 12 at 3:08 p.m. • 1 comment • 13 people like this • Theatre and Dance Facebook
    Get to know the talented ensemble of actors and student designers working on the 2014 season opener!
    Andrew Gordon (Cast Member) Chesterfield, ...
    Get to know the talented ensemble of actors and student designers working on the 2014 season opener!
  • "columbinus" opens in only 6 days! The cast & crew have been working hard in the Balcony Theatre! Visit missouristatetix.com for tickets!
    September 12 at 12:36 p.m. • 10 retweets • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • Have you seen the latest T&D Wrap? We talk to members of columbinus. Speaking of which, get your tickets for columbinus!
    September 11 at 3:35 p.m.Theatre and Dance Twitter