3 Schools. 3 Disciplines. One Degree.
The BFA in Musical Theatre offers unparalleled opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration and creativity by blending the extraordinary resources of three of the nation’s leading arts schools: USC School of Dramatic Arts, USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance and USC Thornton School of Music. With its expert faculty, modern curriculum and proximity to the country’s entertainment capital, this degree provides optimal training for those students whose destination is the stage, the screen and beyond.
USC Musical Theatre program faculty come from all three of the partner institutions. The BFA Musical Theatre is offered jointly with the USC School of Dramatic Arts, USC Kaufman School of Dance, and USC Thornton. Contact the USC School of Dramatic Arts for more information.
New Avenues of Scholarship, Performance and PedagogyUSC Thornton welcomes a new crop of faculty members, recognizes long-standing faculty with promotions.
Expanding the Definition of a Music SchoolRobert Cutietta is stepping down as dean of the USC Thornton School of Music after 20 years of inspired service, and we look back on the school’s legacy of innovation.
Musical Theatre Program
Division of Contemporary Music