Academics

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre

Why Choose Theatre at WIU?

  • Professional theatre, dance, and music artists serve as faculty and staff, including full-time voice & dance instructors.
  • Students gain valuable proficiency in their craft and performance skills through coursework as well as our rigorous production program.
  • Comprehensive pre-professional training program produces engaged, motivated professionals with highly sought after skills.
  • Learn and perform with the best! This competitive program requires auditions for admission.
  • We host 4 or 5 on campus summer stock company auditions each year providing numerous internship opportunities.

Job Placements of WIU Graduates

  • Disney Parks Live Entertainment
  • NBC-Jesus Christ Superstar Live!
  • The Black Rep
  • Norwegian Cruise Lines
  • Disney Tokyo

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