A Funny Thing Happened
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Learn more about what the Department of Fine Arts has to offer.

Sister Act at Tarleton
Sister Act at Tarleton

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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