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Musical Theatre

View the 2020-2021 Fine Arts Calendar here. 

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre is one of several theatre degrees offered at Young Harris College. This degree is an intensive professional training degree for the serious performer looking to be a triple threat in acting, singing and dancing.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre is rooted in the YHC liberal arts core and is specifically designed to develop working artists, not only with the skills to excel at their art, but also the industry knowledge required to become successful in a very competitive field.

What classes will you take?

  • A diverse set of classes in the liberal arts core
  • Acting I-IV
  • Eight semesters of Applied (private) Voice
  • Dance courses in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap and Broadway styles
  • A diverse set of theatre and music foundation courses such as:
    • Music Theory
    • Stage Movement
    • Voice and Diction


What can you do with a musical theatre major?

A Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre prepares you for a wide range of graduate school and career options, and the vast majority of our majors either attend graduate school or become paid working performers within 12 months of graduation. Our department’s placement rate upon graduation is more than five times the average of other institutions’ theatre programs.

We offer competitive scholarships to students who major in Musical Theatre. 

View the The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre curriculum.

View the Theatre Young Harris Handbook. 

For upcoming Fine Arts events, please view our YHC Events page.

Tickets to select events may be purchased through the YHC Box Office.

Questions? Contact Professor of Music and Musical Theatre Program Co-Coordinator Jeffrey Bauman or Assistant Professor of Theatre and Musical Theatre Program Co-Coordinator Anne Towns.