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About Musical Theatre at Young Harris College

The BFA in Musical Theatre prepares you for a range of graduate school and career options. Over 75% of our students get paid professional work, paid internships, or enter graduate studies within 12 months of graduation. Our program is one of the most successful in the southeast and is truly where you want to be if you are serious about a career in musical theatre.

Faculty spotlight

Get to know some of the instructors who will guide you through the Theatre Performance program.

It’s always special to hear from your former students who have gone on to excel in their field . . . and with our Young Harris College graduates, there is no shortage of them!

Chris Crawford
Mr. Chris Crawford Associate Professor of Theatre – Chair, Department of Theatre

Musical Theatre degree requirements

To graduate with a bachelor’s degree in Theatre Performance from YHC, you’ll take 120 hours of coursework.

General Education:

31 hours


6 hours

Program courses:

83 hours

Some of our most popular musical theatre classes include:

THEA 1302 Stagecraft:

An introduction into the methods and materials of scenic construction, costume construction, and stage lighting. Lab Required.