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Shawnee State University Musical Theatre Program

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The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre at Shawnee State University offers the student creative opportunities as well as a grounding in liberal arts study. The program is designed to develop the professional skills required of musical theatre artists while also providing a comprehensive academic foundation.

Students will refine their music, dance, vocal, and acting skills to attain the performance levels required for a professional audition, or admission into a graduate program. Student progress will regularly be evaluated through coursework, juried performance and production critique.

Shawnee State University Musical Theatre Program will be accepting auditions

To learn more about audition dates and requirements, click here

For guideline and requirement questions please contact:
Professor Dr. Michael Barnhart (Music) mbarnhart@shawnee.edu 
Professor Summer Logan (Dance) slogan@shawnee.edu


All Musical Theatre Program candidates must be accepted into Shawnee State University prior to the start of fall semester 2022. To apply to Shawnee State University use the admissions link HERE

Auditions: 2022-2023 Academic year auditions will be held on:
1. Saturday, February 26, 2022
10am-2pm
2. Saturday, March 26, 2022
10am-2pm
3. Saturday, April 23, 2022
10am-2pm

Live in person auditions will be held at the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts, Portsmouth, Ohio

For technical questions, please visit the Acceptd Help Desk.