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Seton Hill University is an all Steinway School.At Seton Hill, in the company of people with a passion for music, theatre and dance, you will create the foundation you need to move up to a professional career in the performing arts.

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Why the Musical Theatre Program at Seton Hill University?98 Percent of grads move on to careers or grad school graphic

As a student in Seton Hill University's Musical Theatre Program, you will have access to a wide variety of opportunities and experiences to help you build your future as a professional performer. At Seton Hill, you can:

  • choose to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in musical theatre and receive comprehensive training in acting, dance and music
  • choose to earn a Bachelor of Arts in musical theatre and learn foundational skills plus your choice of a focus in acting, dance or music
  • act, sing and dance in productions and performancesApple Distinguished School
  • make the most of our state-of-the-art facilities, including our Arts Center and Performing Arts Center
  • have the opportunity to work in our costume and scene shops, as well as the box office
  • earn credits studying abroad with other students and Seton Hill facultyLearn More About Scholarships and Aid
  • get all of the benefits of our Apple Distinguished School, including a MacBook Air laptop for all full-time freshmen
  • take advantage of aid and scholarships just for performing arts majors
  • participate in clubs like the Dance Club or the Student Theatre Activities Council 

Performance and Production Opportunities

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Seton Hill's Theatre and Dance Programs offer three full-length theatre productions, two dance concerts and a number of studio productions each year. All productions offer an array of performance and technical opportunities. First-year students are encouraged to audition and get involved with a production from their very first week here on the Hill.

Internships & Careers

Award-Winning Career ServicesAccording to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, careers opportunities for actors will continue to grow. Seton Hill's Musical Theatre Program has a long track record of student success, with students working as interns, apprentices and performers in theatre companies and theme parks around the country.

Seton Hill's award-winning Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) will work with you, your professors and local, regional and national employers to prepare you with the career preparation skills, internship opportunities and placement services that you need - as a student and after you graduate.

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At Seton Hill, you'll learn from skilled faculty in the School of Visual and Performing Arts who have a variety of experiences in all areas of the performing arts.


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You can apply online for free at any time. Seton Hill features streamlined admissions requirements and a comprehensive aid program.

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In addition to the University's requirements for admission, prospective musical theatre majors must successfully complete an audition with members of the theatre and dance faculty to be admitted into the Theatre and Dance Department at Seton Hill University. Completing the audition process also makes you eligible for scholarships.

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To contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, fill out our online Request for Information form. You may also call us any time at (724) 838-4281 or (800) 826-6234, or send an email to