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Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre

OU Musical Theatre provides its students with the best of two worlds — conservatory-style training within a dynamic liberal arts university environment. In the midst of an intensive, world-class program of study in the arts, OU Musical Theatre gives students unique opportunities to broaden their knowledge with a wide array of possibilities outside of the School. Our students are eager to share their experiences, success and satisfaction as they deepen their love for performing and grow as individuals and artists. Take a look at the video and be inspired at the opportunities that await you!

OUMT Students Glean Inspiration from Outstanding Broadway Artists: Susan Stroman, Audra McDonald and Warren Caryle

The Sensation of Susan Stroman

Susan Stroman meets with OUMT seniors

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.

Stroman instructing dance to OUMT students

Susan Stroman holds a special Dance Master Class with OUMT students.

Susan Stroman with Curtains Cast

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.

The Legend of Audra McDonald

OUMT students meet with 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

Warren Carlyle with OUMT students group

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.

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 University of Oklahoma is required as well as a separate application to the School of Musical accompanied by an audition. OU is an equal opportunity institution, reflecting the rich cultural and racial diversity of our country. Should you have questions, please contact us at musicaltheatre@ou.edu.

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