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

  • COAL alumna to be honored at Homecoming event
    17 hours agoTheatre and Dance Blog
    College of Arts and Letters alumna Deidre Goodwin will be recognized among the 2014 Bears of Distinction at the Alumni Association awards banquet during Homecoming. Goodwin has bachelor’s degrees from the departments of theatre and dance and media, journalism and …

    Q: Which famous choreographer holds the record for the most Tony Award wins?

    Let the guessing commence!
    September 29 at 3:15 p.m. • 1 person likes this • Theatre and Dance Facebook
  • We are proud to say that EVERY SINGLE performance of "columbinus" was SOLD OUT! Congratulations to the cast and crew on a fantastic run!
    September 29 at 2:32 p.m. • 9 retweets • Theatre and Dance Twitter
    On Monday we posed...
    Q: Which legendary director's first full-length film, Firelight, had a profit of one dollar?
    A: Steven Spielberg
    September 29 at 1:51 p.m.Theatre and Dance Facebook
  • Haven't seen "columbinus" yet? There are still plenty of seats available for the 7:30 PM performance on Sunday!
    September 26 at 12:10 p.m. • 2 retweets • Theatre and Dance Twitter
  • This weekend we will wrap up the production of columbinus. Only a few tickets remain for the final performance on Sunday evening at 7:30pm. All remaining shows are sold out.
    September 26 at 11:39 a.m. • 4 people like this • Theatre and Dance Facebook
  • Check out Deidre Goodwin being honored as an Outstanding Young alumna in the 2014 Bears of Distinction!…
    September 25 at 3:41 p.m.Theatre and Dance Twitter