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Musical Theatre

Why choose Musical Theatre at Tarleton?

  • Tarleton is the premier student focused university in Texas
  • Tarleton provides exceptional training and performance opportunities for aspiring musical theatre professionals
  • Tarleton is a fully accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Music
  • Tarleton offers performance opportunities right away. You will not have to wait until your senior year to be cast in a production
  • The Musical Theatre concentration is available to both music and theatre majors

Courses offered include:

  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Applied Voice Lessons
  • Musical Theatre Dance
  • Scene Design and Construction
  • Costume Design and Construction
  • Lighting for the Theatre
  • Sound for the Theatre
  • Theatrical Makeup
  • History of the Theatre
  • History of Musical Theatre
  • Opera/Musical Theatre Workshop

Tarleton offers a full-scale musical production every spring. Past performances include:

  • Guys and Dolls
  • South Pacific
  • West Side Story
  • Godspell
  • Shrek the Musical
  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Programs and Opportunities

2016 Production of The Sound of Music

Tarleton's 2016 Production of The Sound of Music

Tarleton's annual Spring Musical is the first show during the Spring semester.

Tarleton's production of The Mikado

The Mikado

Tarleton's Opera Workshop features a different opera each fall semester.

Tarleton's Production of Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical

Shrek the Musical was one of Tarleton's most popular Spring musicals.