The BFA in Musical Theater at Pace University provides you with a strong foundation in acting, singing, and dancing to prepare you for a professional career in musical theater, taught by well-connected professionals working in the industry.
Designed to train the unique performer, our conservatory-style program offers you the opportunity to showcase your abilities and talents while preserving and refining your individuality.
The acting, music and dance courses have all been designed with the professional musical theater performer in mind, and each class seeks to bring together these three disciplines into a cohesive synthesis.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Musical Theater Acting
- Acting for Television and Film
- Musical Theatre History and Repertoire
- Musical Theatre Technique
- Acting for Musical Theatre
- Script and Score Analysis for the Musical Theatre Performer
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- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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An audition must be scheduled by February 1.
DisciplinesMusic Theatre & Dance View 2128 other Masters in Music in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Acceptd pre-screen upload:
- Headshot or photo
- 1 contemporary (written after 1945) monologue from a published full-length play, under 90 seconds (OPTION A from Common Pre-Screen)
- 2 song selections, contrasting, each 60-90 seconds (either OPTION A or OPTION B from Common Pre-Screen)
- 1 (optional) dance solo - can be in a studio or as a featured dancer and choreographed by yourself, a teacher, or friend
- 1 (optional) "wild card" video/media - can be anything you want: a special skill, an interesting story about yourself, a passion speech, an instrument that you play, etc. “What do you want us to know about you?” and “What makes you unique?
In-person callback audition:
- At your callback audition, you will present your monologue. The faculty may give you adjustments or other direction on these at your audition.
- You will also present both of your song selections for the faculty. Have 16-bar cuts of these ready should the faculty request a shorter version.
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International50832 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 50832 USD per year during 48 months.
National50832 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 50832 USD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for New York City
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.