Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre

Students in a line performing the musical Pippin

Hone your talents and let your voice be heard with Brenau’s intensive and immersive Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre. Through courses and seminars, you will develop your craft and be ready to dive headfirst into our sold-out productions with casting opportunities starting in your first semester. Our faculty members have decades of industry experience including Broadway productions and will help you get your foot in the door before graduation, so you can make crucial connections and prepare to shine in the spotlight. 

Duration: 8 semesters
Start term: Fall and spring
Class type: On-ground
Location: Gainesville

Student opportunities

  • Have the opportunity to perform in leading roles in two musical productions per year
  • Learn from accomplished professors who are still working in the industry
  • Perform in summer stock and other professional opportunities while earning your degree
  • Connect with successful actors, casting directors and other professionals who offer crucial insight into the field 
  • Graduate with the tools you need to compete in the professional market 
  • Build a foundation of technique through rigorous acting, music, dance and theatre core classes

Potential careers

  • Actor on stage or screen
  • Theatrical director 
  • Choreographer
  • Theatrical educator and coach
  • Music educator and coach

All prospective Musical Theatre majors must audition and be accepted for admission by an audition reviewer before enrolling and to be considered for a theatre scholarship. Brenau holds at least three auditions per year.

Have questions?

Ste Clough
Director of Musical Theatre
Professor of Theatre

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