Are you ready to show the world your big voice and smooth moves? Clarke University’s musical theater majors blossom under the challenging direction of Clarke’s award-winning faculty. Musical theatre majors study an intense curriculum including performance techniques, musical theater history and theatrical literature, as well as all the technical aspects of set, lighting, costumes and makeup.
You won’t just spend the first few years of the program watching other people perform … you’ll gain performance experience from your first semester on campus. Our graduates emerge from the program with knowledge of musical theatre literature and historical perspective needed to become successful performers in musical theatre.