As a musical theatre major at Wilkes, your intense training in acting, voice and dance will be grounded in the liberal arts and sciences. Our bachelor of fine arts program focuses on preprofessional training to give you a competitive edge.
|Program Type||Format||Credit Hours|
|Major, Minor||On Campus||122 (18 for minor)|
Why Study Musical Theatre at Wilkes?
The musical theatre program at Wilkes provides robust, preprofessional, conservatory-style theatre training grounded in the liberal arts and sciences. We are committed to small class sizes, individual support for each student and our program’s mission to create a skilled, accomplished theatre artist.
Our performers showcase their craft on our main stage in the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts and also explore innovative works in the intimate setting of our black box theatre.
We stage a variety of productions, including Broadway musical hits, relevant modern dramas and Shakespearean classics, so you’ll perform in a variety of acting, voice and dance styles.
What Will You Learn as a Musical Theatre Student?
- Train with a musical theatre focus in an intensive course of study of acting, voice, and dance, with a well-rounded foundation of technical theatre skills.
- Accept feedback with confidence and use it to enhance your growth as a theatre artist.
- Work as part of a team to bring excellence to the stage.