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BFA in Musical Theatre

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Residential Musical Theatre Program

Prepare for a career in theatre through the multifaceted Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre program at Liberty University. Develop your craft by concentrating on music, dance, and acting.


Beyond the classroom, you’ll hone your expertise by taking advantage of the many on-campus opportunities available. Six academic shows are produced each year between the Tower Theater and The Box Theater. You will also have the opportunity to audition for the professional arm of the department, the Alluvion Stage Company, which produces one to two shows each season.


Liberty University is also an active participant in:

  • Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF)
  • Virginia Theatre Association (VTA)
  • Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC)


For complete information on the BFA in Musical Theatre, including academic requirements, policies, and procedures, see the BFA Handbook.

Academics: BFA in Musical Theatre

Credit Hours

120 total credit hours


Degree Completion Plan (DCP)

Musical Theatre (BFA) DCP


Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Musical Theatre Courses

  • Careers in Professional Theatre (THEA 481)
  • Christian Aesthetics in Theatre (THEA 381)
  • Various Dance Technique Classes (THEA 108, THEA 109, THEA 208, and THEA 209)
  • Musical Theatre I and II (THEA 251 and THEA 351)
  • Harmonic Practices and Theory (MUSC 105)
  • Stage Combat (THEA 321)

Fall 2019 BFA Entrance Auditions

In-Person Auditions

  • Sept. 28, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in Green Hall, Room 1004
  • Nov. 9, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. in Green Hall, Room 1004

Video Submission Deadline

  • Nov. 22, 2019


Email theatre@liberty.edu to sign up for a slot.


Musical Theatre Program Entry Requirements

Musical Theatre/Acting Audition Combined Entry Requirements

Declared vs. Accepted

Academic Auditions/Production Interviews