Program Dates and Costs


  • July 2, 2021 Student Orientation
  • July 6 through August 7, 2021 Program Dates
  • Musical Theatre Virtual Open Class Presentation: August 7, 2021

Costs per Student

  • Musical Theatre Noncredit Tuition: $4,812
  • Musical Theatre Credit Tuition: $5,591
  • Non-refundable program application fee: $60

Please note: A non-refundable $500 deposit is required upon a student's acceptance of admission into the program. The deposit is to hold the student's seat in the program, and the amount will be applied towards payment of the total bill for the program. If the student later decides they will not attend the program, the $500 deposit is not refundable. 

Pre-college programs are not eligible for Emerson college's tuition benefits.

Learning Outcomes

As a student in the Musical Theatre program, you will:

  • Become familiar with historical dimensions of studied material
  • Develop a deeper understanding of the heritage and history of musical theatre dance.
  • Take one 1-hour intensive voice/singing technique lesson per week
  • Build an initial repertoire of songs and monologues suitable for auditions
  • Develop skills necessary for effective auditioning and interviewing for college musical theater programs including self-tape best practices.
  • Become familiar with the dedicated protocol, faculty, expectation and standards of the BFA Musical Theatre Program at Emerson


Musical Theatre Studio classes meet on the following schedule for 5 weeks (EST):

  • Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with a break period provided from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. for dinner
  • Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Musical Theatre Open Class Presentation

A virtual open class format presentation on the final day offers an opportunity to share their work from the studio with friends and family. The virtual open class presentation is scheduled for Saturday, August 7, 2021.

Emerson College reserves the right to change any provision of this program at any time. The college specifically reserves the right to change its tuition rates and any other financial charges. The college also reserves the right to rearrange its courses and class hours, to drop courses for which registration falls below the minimum enrollment, and to change instructor assignments.