Musical Theater

Musical theater is a powerful art form that can connect people from different walks of life and communicate important cultural and political messages. Boston Conservatory at Berklee prepares you to pursue a boundless career in theater as a performer, storyteller, innovator, producer, director, songwriter, and much more.

Degrees Offered


Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theater

Four-Year Program
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Master of Fine Arts in Musical Theater

Two-Year Program
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“I love that theater is a live experience; it’s a personal journey that allows you to share your story with other people. Boston Conservatory really prepares you to put your best foot forward so you can be a strong and versatile performer when you graduate.” —Elyse Collier (B.F.A. ’14, musical theater)

Faculty Spotlight

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Q&A with David R. Gammons

Theater faculty member, David R. Gammons, answers questions about teaching, theater culture, and food.

David R. Gammons Faculty, Musical Theater

Alumni Spotlight

Arnie Rodriguez Performs

Q&A with Arnie Rodriguez

Musical Theater alumnus Arnie Rodriguez (B.F.A. '16) answers questions about his Conservatory experience and his favorite Boston activities.

Arnie Rodriguez Class of 2016 B.F.A., Musical Theater