Musical Theatre, Microcredential

The Musical Theatre Microcredential 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 microcredential, complete the 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 Microcredential 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 Microcredential.

For more information about microcredentials within Visual & Performing Arts, please contact:

Lucy Cashion, M.F.A.
Associate professor