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Musical Theatre, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Ogden, UT, United States
A Musical Theatre degree from Weber State University means endless possibilities. With alumni on Broadway, running their own theaters, writing musicals and everything in between, wherever you are headed, the place to start is here.
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Overview

The Musical Theatre program at Weber State University provides intense training in acting, singing and dancing, while encouraging you to explore your own interests along the way. Musical theatre majors experience all aspects of theatre and enhance their class work through on-stage and off-stage assignments. Weber’s dedication to new works allows students to actively shape the future of the art, while developing crucial skills for success.

What You’ll Learn at Weber

As a musical theatre major, you’ll develop the skills necessary to begin your theatrical career. Our majors study a variety of acting methods (Viewpoints, Suzuki, Meisner), dance styles (ballet, tap, jazz, modern, hip hop), plus vocal technique and music theory. They develop crucial practical skills such as stage presence, oral presentation, audition technique, networking skills, entrepreneurship and personal branding. Most importantly, Weber State grads are known for their outstanding work ethic, professional communication and creative spirit.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Dance 
  • Introduction to Theatre 
  • Voice and Movement for the Actor
  • Introduction to Acting 
  • Introduction to American Musical Theatre 
  • Jazz 
  • Folk & Ethnic Dance
  • Rhythm Tap 
  • Ballet
  • Modern 
  • Dance for Musical Theatre 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • WSU Application
  • $65.00 Application Fee
  • Official School Records (Translated into English)
  • Confidential Financial Statement
  • Copy of Passport

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14973 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14973 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14973 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14973 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4990 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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