The American Theatre Magazine named the Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre one of the Top 13 Musical Theatre Programs in the nation.
OUMT Students begin to announce Summer Stock roles across the nation. Stay tuned for more!
These 4 OUMT students will be working at Music Theatre Wichita this summer. Freshman Aidan DeWitt will be in ‘Guys and Dolls’ and ‘The Little Mermaid’. Junior Lena Owens will appear in ‘Sister Act’, ‘Guys and Dolls’, ‘Freaky Friday’, ‘Pippin’, and ‘The Little Mermaid’. Sophomore Keith Gruber will be in all five shows and play Adam in ‘Freaky Friday’. Junior Tatum Ludlam will also be in all five shows and star as Ariel in ‘The Little Mermaid’!
OUMT sophomore Sophia Kaiafas is playing Johanna in the Casa Manana Apprenticeship Program production of ‘Sweeney Todd’ in Fort Worth, TX!
OUMT sophomore Aaron Stewart will be starring as Sky in the Broadway Rose Theatre Company production of ‘Mamma Mia!’ this summer in Tigard, OR! OUMT Dance faculty member Lyn Cramer will be directing the show.
Junior Daryl Tofa with be performing at The Muny in St. Louis, MO as a part of their 100th season! He will appear in the Centennial Gala and in the ensemble of ‘Singing in the Rain’ and ‘Gypsy’.
OUMT sophomores Antonio Rodriguez and Kate Brimmer will be performing in the ‘Guys and Dolls’ ensemble at Lyric Stage in Dallas,TX.
OUMT senior William Harris will be spending his summer at the gorgeous Theatre Aspen in Colorado after graduation in the Apprentice Program! He will be in the ensemble of ‘Ragtime’ and ‘Godspell’.
Congratulations to these 8 OUMT students who will be working at Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma. This is most number of students working in a summer season at Lyric! Sophomore Antonio Rodriguez is in ‘Freaky Friday’. Juniors Hannah McNew and Caroline Coffey are in ‘Mamma Mia’. Sophomore Brick Ban, Junior Olivia Reid, and Senior Conor Donnelly are in ‘Hello, Dolly’ and ‘Mamma Mia’. Seniors Gordie Beingessner and Patrick Nowak are in all three shows. Everyone is in the ensemble, and Gordie is appearing as Barnaby in ‘Hello, Dolly’!
OUMT freshman Taylor Ratliff will be appearing in the ensemble of the Uptown Players production of ‘Priscilla: Queen of the Desert’ in Dallas, TX.
OUMT sophomore Tanner Berry will be playing Billy in the Hersey Park production of ‘Country Roads’ this summer in Hersey, Pennsylvania.
OUMT Students Glean Inspiration from Outstanding Broadway Artists: Susan Stroman, Audra McDonald, Warren Caryle, Craig Carnelia, Kathleen Turner
The Sensation of Susan Stroman
Five-time Tony Award winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman and Broadway dancer and former Rockette Brittany Marcin Maschmeyer are pictured with students as part of their artist in residence with OU Musical Theatre.
Broadway features Susan Stroman and Brittany Marcin Maschmeyer wrap up their stay with OU Musical Theatre students by attending the Mainstage performance of Curtains last Spring.
Susan Stroman holds a special Dance Master Class with OUMT students.
The Legend of Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald is the winner of a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, and an Emmy Award. She was named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2015 and received a 2015 National Medal of Arts. It was the privilege of OU Musical Theatre to welcome Ms. McDonald to campus and be inspired and enlightened by her.
The Choreography of Warren Carlyle
Tony Award winning Director/Choreographer Warren Carlyle was a featured guest artist this year. Students enjoyed an experience like none other as Carlyle spent several days with students in Master dance classes and intensives.
The Choruses of Craig Carnelia
Broadway composer and lyricist Craig Carnelia spent extended time on the OU campus recently working with the OUMT senior class. His stay culminated in an evening concert performed by the senior class featuring melodies and lyrics from his works.
Welcome to Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre
As the only School of Musical Theatre in the country, our goal is to provide students the tools for success both on stage and off. We are recruiting the top 1% of talented high school seniors for our next freshman class. With a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) in Musical Theatre Performance, we offer conservatory-style training and a dynamic university education.
Bring your passion and grow beyond your expectations. Our self-imposed enrollment cap of 50 total majors insures individual development. Alumni are performing on Broadway, in National tours, at Regional theatres and in Europe and Asia, demonstrating that this is one of America's premiere programs.
Admission to the School involves a required On-Campus Callback Audition and Admission to the University of Oklahoma. OU is an equal opportunity institution, reflecting the rich cultural and racial diversity of our country. Should you have questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.