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The South Carolina School of the Arts

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Musical Theatre

Program Overview

The Musical Theatre program will train you to be a proficient singer, actor, and dancer. This program is unique because it is faith-based and innovative. You’ll join a community of like-minded artists who will challenge and mentor you. You’ll study advanced acting techniques, specifically in musical theatre performance; learn music theory and four styles of dance; how to market yourself, and how to obtain an agent. Before graduation, you’ll have the opportunity to perform in a showcase for talent agents and casting directors during our week-long capstone symposium in New York City. You’ll be prepared for a career as a stage performer, a choreographer or director, as a high school drama teacher, or for graduate study.

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Total Credit Hours: 132
Program Type: BFA
Location: Seated (Main Campus)
Time to Complete: 4 Years (8 Semesters)
Start Date: Fall: August | Spring: January
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Why AU?

Ready for the next chapter in your academic, professional, and spiritual life? Whether you are graduating high school or pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree, we invite you to be a part of one of the top regional universities in the South (U.S. News & World Report). Come discover why the Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc. identified Anderson University as one of the top-ranked, most affordable colleges in the country. Take the next step in your journey of academic excellence today.
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Admission Requirements

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Previous Degree Required

No previous degree is required to enroll in this program.

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Transcript Requirements

Official high school or GED transcripts will need to be submitted as part of the application process for this program. Transfer students must submit official transcripts from their previous school.