Musical Theatre, Micro-credential

The Musical Theatre Micro-credential consists of 11 required credit hours. Satisfactory completion of the required courses would allow the student to achieve beginning-to-intermediate knowledge and skill in the fundamental aspects of Musical Theatre performance: acting, singing, and dance. 

Admission Requirements

For current, active Saint Louis University students wishing to declare a micro-credential, complete the Submit Update for Student Curriculum Record form

For non-Saint Louis University students, click here to apply as a Visiting/Non-Degree Seeking Student. 

The student will demonstrate:

  • The ability to critically analyze dramatic text and song lyrics/composition for the purpose of performance;
  • Beginning-to-moderate skills in vocal and physical character development;
  • Beginning-to-moderate singing technique in Musical Theatre styles; and
  • Beginning-to-moderate dance technique in Musical Theatre styles.
THR 2510Acting I: Fundamentals3
THR 3510Musical Theatre Performance3
DANC 2850Musical Theatre Dance2
MUSC 2010Applied Music: Voice (3 credits over a minimum of 2 semesters)1-2
Total Credits11

Grade of “C” or better in each required course (per the Micro-credential Policy).

Students who do not achieve the “C” or better grade in a required course will be expected to repeat the course in an attempt to achieve the “C” or better grade. Students may repeat a required course one time. Failure to achieve the “C” or better grade after one repeat attempt will be dismissed from the Micro-credential.

For more information about Micro-credentials within Fine & Performing Arts, please contact:

Lucy Cashion, M.F.A.
Associate Professor