Musical Theater Option - A.A. Degree

Turn your passion for singing and dancing into a career!

Our dedicated team of staff and faculty will help you from your application to graduation. Sussex provides a solid framework on which to build your college education for a successful future.

Program Information

This option prepares students for transfer to a four-year college with a major in Musical Theater. This option serves as a basis for careers in in Musical Theater. Students can pursue careers in the music business, music production, music performance, and music education. According to workforce statistics, music majors can also find career opportunities in music publishing, professional music ensembles, music administration or management endeavors. Students are given the opportunity to contribute to and work on SCCC productions and workshops. Students will explore history, musicianship, theory, composition, and performance to develop an individual creative identity.

The objectives of this program are to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the history, cultural diversity and heritage of Musical Theater.
  • Acquire an appreciation of music performance and identify a personal aesthetic.
  • Recognize music as art and a universal language with organization and structure.
  • Identify and articulate the components of music production.
  • Perform acting/music from a variety of genres showing the abilities of a professional.

Thank you for choosing Sussex County Community College as the place to begin your education. We pride ourselves on giving you the individualized attention you need to be successful.

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