Sunday, July 14, 2019

Is A Career In Musical Theater For You?

The world of musical theater seems to be growing in popularity by the day. This is a form of entertainment that has long been enjoyed. However, to say it has come back into fashion would be a mere understatement. Nonetheless, this post does not deal with watching productions, it is for those who wish to be involved in them. Have you got dreams of being on the stage? Or, perhaps this is something you are merely considering? Either way, read on to discover all of the benefits associated with taking one of the musical theater courses. 


One of the best things about getting involved in musical theater and taking a relevant course, is the fact that you will be increasing your skills in a multi-talented subject field. After all, there is no one solo ingredient that makes a good performer. You will work on everything from acting, to singing, to dancing. If that wasn’t enough, a lot of courses provide aid on everything from costuming and music production, to box office and direction, to stage management and lighting. There are so many components that come together to create the ideal performance. By enhancing your knowledge in all areas at a music school, you are going to put yourself in a fantastic position once the course has finished. Moreover, if you don’t bag your dream musical theater job, you will have plenty of qualities and skills that appeal to other roles. 

In addition to this, musical theater is beneficial because it develops you as a person. This is something very few people consider. However, after several years in the industry or several years in training, you will definitely start to notice a difference. Your self-esteem and confidence will have rocketed. In addition to this, you will have increased your level of self-discipline and you will find prioritising and organising a lot easier. If that wasn’t enough, your poise will also improve. Don’t take for granted just how beneficial all of this is. All of these excellent qualities come together to build your character and make you a better person. They are attributes that will serve you will in other parts of your life. After all, being more confident will lead to increased happiness, whilst being more organised will certainly help in a lot of areas.


Aside from the points that have already been mentioned, the last factor worth considering is the job opportunities you will have at your disposal once you complete your musical theater course. A lot of people tend to think that this is a limited industry because they only consider the main theaters and the award-winning productions. However, if you think about how many theaters there are all over the country, you see that there are a lot of productions to get involved in. Unless you are lucky and get a big break, this is definitely a career whereby you have to work your way up. Nevertheless, this can certainly be fulfilling and is a quality many people enjoy. Moreover, this is not your average job. No two working days are ever the same and this is something that appeals to a lot of people. When you take all of the points mentioned into account, it is not difficult to see why musical theater courses are becoming so popular.

Have you considered a career in musical theater? I'd love to hear about your experience in the comments!

27 comments:

  1. I absolutely love musical theater on! If I had the talent I would definitely try and get a job doing it because it brings me joy

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    1. My mother was a part of musical theater for years and was amazing at it! Me? Not so much, heh ;)

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  2. Musical theater is definitely one of those career paths that are difficult to dedicate time to but its worth it in the long run! Thank you for sharing -Sondra Barker @cuisineandtravel.com

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  3. Same with the others that I can watch them but I think there are certain people for this industry if we are already talking about it professionally.

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  4. I can imagine you need to be very talented to become a musical theater performer. It is so hard to memorise all those lines, even harder to sing them. And you do need a musical voice, of course.

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  5. I love musical theaters it is so magical and beautiful! I never wanted to be a performer myself but I wanted to be in charge of decorations when I was little

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  6. I enjoy watching musical theater but don't have a musical note in my entire body. I'm okay with that and leave the performances to those with talent.

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  7. During school days I did think about a career in musical theater but as time passed, due to lack of enough avenues, it only remains in my fond memories now.

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  8. I would not be good in musical theater, I don't have the energy. But I think those in musical theater are amazing!

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  9. I don't have a professional long term experience. But it was part of my teacher training program. And I really learnt a lot. Best way to express your emotions.

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  10. As a former dancer, I have considered a career in music theater on multiple occasions. It has to be the best job ever.

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    1. I used to love my dance days as well but I am completely tone deaf, lol. It would definitely be a dream job for those who can sing!

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  11. It always seems fun and cool thing to be part of. I have never done it before x

    Laura
    https://pinkfrenzymissl.blogspot.com/

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  12. I love musical theater! It is a fantastic experience and I absolutely applaud anyone who works in this industry!

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  13. I wish I could sing so I could really participate in musical theatre. I love threaten especially Mary poppins which you have pictured! Lavern Moore

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  14. I am not musically inclined and have a terrible voice. But I sure that this posts helps somebody with their musical career :)

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  15. I love going to musical theaters.

    I respect the musicians, as they are really dedicated.

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  16. Musical theatre is very cool. Career in this field is definitely rewarding.

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  17. I know my daughter would definitely be interested in a career in musical theater. She would appreciate that one day is never the same as the next. And we loved seeing Mary Poppins life on stage.

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    1. That's awesome. I hope she follows her dream! Mary Poppins was definitely excellent, I agree!

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  18. When I was a kids, I always wanted to be a musical artist juts like what I've seen on a show. And until now, it is my dream.

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  19. Getting involved in musical theater will be increasing your skills in a multi-talented subject field, this is so true. I believe every wanna be actor should join theater first.

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  20. I have a friend who is an electrician and has finally pursued her career in musical theater. She loves it so much and it brings her so much joy.

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  21. The participation in the musical theater requires the continuous development and improvement of the skills in virtually every area. Your activity allows you to express yourself.

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  22. I didn't know that you could make it this far in musical theater! So fun!

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