Musical Theatre

Careers and Outcomes

All the world is your stage

The classroom training and performance opportunities you will have as a musical theatre major at Missouri State will lead to a variety of career options. Our graduates have appeared in national touring productions of well-known musicals and have graced stages the world over. You broad range of training and depth of knowledge will set you apart from the competition.

MST Connect

You can connect with alumni from the program through MST Connect. This database allows you to see what projects alumni are working on and to create connections that can lead to career opportunities.


Each year the theatre and dance department hosts a musical theatre showcase in New York City specifically for musical theatre students. During this showcase you will perform for directors, casting agents and production managers. At the showcase, you will also have the opportunity to meet and perform with alumni of the program.

Career Center

To help you prepare and search for jobs, the Missouri State Career Center provides a database of current openings, tips for preparing your résumé and on-campus interview opportunities. The Career Center also compiles information about what you can do with a theatre studies major. You can view their recommendations by downloading “What can I do with this major?”