The Musical Theatre Major is designed for students who exhibit exceptional performance potential in musical theatre. This degree program provides concentrated study in singing, acting and dance for students interested in pursuing performance careers in musical theatre.
BELMONT UNIVERSITY MUSICAL THEATRE, Nancy Allen, director, Jo Lynn Burks, music director, is the 2015 winner of The American Prize in Musical Theatre Performance for their production of "Oklahoma!". The ensemble was selected from applications reviewed earlier this fall and winter from all across the United States. The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit, competitions unique in scope and structure, designed to recognize and reward the best performing artists, ensembles and composers in the United States based on submitted recordings. The American Prize was founded in 2009 and is awarded annually in many areas of the performing arts.
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Belmont University Musical Theatre students are finding success on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in excellent regional theatres, on National Tours, working with top tier cruise lines and in theme parks and summer stock. Our students are being complimented on their professionalism, talent, and knowledge of what is expected for success in the Musical Theatre industry. It is often noticed that Belmont Musical Theatre graduates are excellent musicians with advanced skills in sight-reading and harmonic singing. They also have a working knowledge of vocal health, evident in their longevity, versatility, and strength during long performance runs.
Belmont Musical Theatre is well connected with the Nashville arts community. We have an official partnership with the critically acclaimed Studio Tenn Theatre Company and many of our students and alumni are hired to perform in their productions. Belmont Musical Theatre students and alumni have also studied with the Nashville Ballet and have worked with several other local professional theatre companies including the Nashville Repertory Theatre, the Nashville Shakespeare Company and Street Theatre Company.
Contact Nancy Allen, Musical Theatre Coordinator, for more information!
Upcoming Show Dates
"The Addams Family"
Musical Theatre presents The Addams Family! The weird and wonderful family comes to devilishly delightful life in this macabre new musical comedy." For tickets, visit the Box Office!
Friday, April 1 2016 7:30pm
Saturday, April 2 2016 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, April 3 2016 2:00pm
Friday, April 8 2016 7:30pm
Saturday, April 9 2016 2:00pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, April 10 2016 2:00pm