Degree Level:
Bachelor of Fine Arts

Graduate with a strong technical skillset, industry preparedness, and the confidence to lead with your authentic self.

Application Process

An audition is required for the BFA in Musical Theatre.

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Program Features

  • Accelerated BFA major — three years/two summers (eight-semester program)
  • Work with industry professionals 
  • Comprehensive summer stock theatre experience
  • Summer Performing Arts Intensive with specialized course work 
  • Extensive performance opportunities (by audition)

Career Preparation

  • Actors have numerous opportunities to audition and perform at the Macklanburg Playhouse (mainstage), the Warehouse Theatre (black box), and the Okoboji Summer Theatre. 
  • Industry preparation begins in the first semester.  
  • Industry connections are forged and cultivated throughout the Conservatory experience. 
  • Actors have the opportunity to work with guest directors in productions and top industry professionals in masterclasses. 

Faculty + Staff

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Being at Stephens has not only helped me realize myself and my potential, it has connected me with many talented, wonderful people who support me. The professors at Stephens are amazing at what they do.

- Arianna Neal '21

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