Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater: Musical Theater


Program Overview

Boston Conservatory at Berklee's musical theater program is internationally recognized, consistently ranked among the best in the United States, and listed in Playbill’s "Big 10" most represented colleges on Broadway. Working with distinguished faculty, our students receive a uniquely contemporary and innovative conservatory education to help them become multi-dimensional theater artists destined to reshape the American musical. Performance opportunities reflect diverse styles and genres, from Broadway hits to modern classics to world premieres.

Boston Conservatory is located in the heart of one of the world’s leading theater cities. Home to nearly 100 theater companies, Boston was recently ranked as the third best city in the United States for musical theater. Each year dozens of theater students perform in professional Boston theaters, notably with our partner SpeakEasy Stage Company, while pursuing their B.F.A. degree.

Recent master class artists and visiting artists include Tony Award winners Sutton Foster, Chita Rivera, Rachel Chavkin, Susan Stroman, and Billy Porter; Oscar winner Rami Malek, Grammy winner Harry Connick Jr., and Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael R. Jackson (Strange Loop). We are regularly visited by top agents and casting directors; as well as successful alumni working nationwide, from New York to L.A. including cast members from Hamilton, Hadestown, Come from Away, Jagged Little Pill, Dear Evan Hanson, and Wicked.

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