The Bachelor of Music degree in Musical Theatre is a rigorous program consisting of private two-credit voice lessons, intensive acting training, multi-level dance training, supportive courses in music and theatre, and a liberal arts core. It is intended for students who wish to be professional performers. A minor in Musical Theatre is also available to all students on campus.
Shows are produced at the Givens Performing Arts Center (ranked among the top 25 university performing arts centers by bestvalueschools.com) and other venues on campus. Musical Theatre students are also encouraged to participate in plays produced by UNCP’s Theatre program.
Audition requirements are two contrasting vocal selections and a one-minute monologue.
For more information, email or call the music department chair, Dr. Joseph Van Hassel, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 910-522-5705.