Music Theatre : Careers

Career Information and Further Study

Career Choices

Performance:
  • Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals
  • Cruise ship entertainment
  • Industrial promotions
  • Music videos
  • National and international tours
  • Regional theatres
  • Theme park entertainment

Other:
  • Arts management
  • Choreographer
  • Stage management
  • Television or film performer
  • Theatrical director
  • University professor

Alumni (or recent graduates) in Music Theatre have found employment in the following fields:
  • Broadway Productions - Spider Man, Cats, How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, Miss Saigon, Beauty & the Beast, The Iceman Cometh, Saturday Night Fever, Dream, Annie Get Your Gun, The Producers, Gypsy
  • National and International Tours - Mamma Mia, West Side Story, Hairspray, Cabaret, Fame, A Chorus Line, Rock of Ages, Legally Blonde, Starlight Express, Jesus Christ Superstar, Tommy, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Sesame Street Live, Missoula Children's Theatre, The King and I, Crazy For You, Footloose, 1776, Swing, Some Like It Hot, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Peter Pan, Beauty and The Beast, Fiddler On the Roof, The Music Man, Cats, Miss Saigon, Copacabana, Rileydance, Evita
  • Theme Park Entertainment - Walt Disney World, Tokyo Disney, Busch Gardens, Six Flags
  • Cruise Ship Entertainment - Many major cruise lines
  • Theatrical Direction - Many professional, regional, and Off-Broadway shows
  • Choreography - Many professional, regional, and Off-Broadway shows
  • Other Entertainment - Las Vegas, music videos, television, movies, industrials, and others
  • Faculty - Positions in the SUNY system, NYU, Niagara University, and others

Updated: 13 Nov 2012 06:01:50 EST