Ireland’s first BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) degree in Musical Theatre

Ireland’s first BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts) degree in Musical Theatre

American College Dublin is proud to present a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre commencing September 2016. This unique offering in Ireland will meet the growing demand for musical theatre education in this country and overseas.

This exciting new programme is accredited with the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

The BFA is a qualification which combines a high level of conservatory-style training in the fine arts with robust instruction in related areas of academic study, thus providing the student with a range of practical and academic transferable skills.

Deirdre Masterson, founder and director of The Irish College of Music Theatre has been appointed Head of Programme for Performing Arts at American College Dublin. She will be joined by several established instructors in the musical theatre educational field, including: David Wray, Aileen Donoghoe, Eoin Cannon, Mary McDonogh and Christine Scarry

During an interview, Masterson stated: “The new BFA degree allow students the possibility of not having to emigrate to the UK or US to study musical theatre and at a fraction of the cost." 


BFA in MT lecturers