Thrive in your career in the arts
Receive extensive professional training along with a solid academic foundation.
Gain experience through our main-stage, community and regional theatre productions.
Learn from industry professionals in our academic and tent seasons.
Benefit from the professional connections cultivated by our faculty and alumni network.
Missouri State's department of theatre and dance is one of fewer than 200 programs to have attained accreditation by the National Association of Schools of Theatre. This accreditation is a sign of excellence in both performance and instruction.
The musical theatre program holds an additional accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music.
Areas of study
Develop your professional skills in theatrical design, technology and stage management
Study comprehensive curriculum that explores innovation and new thinking in the theatre world
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Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State’s approach to learning sets you up for success with insight from expert faculty, personalized advising and diverse learning opportunities.
A smart investment in your future — Missouri State delivers enriching opportunities along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid options.