BWMT is an integral member of both the local and national theatre scene. Partnering with leading companies while still in school helps ensure more working opportunities after graduation, and allows our students to collaborate with professional actors & directors from all over the country.

"For over two decades Great Lakes Theater has had the good fortune of working closely with the Baldwin Wallace Musical Theater program. Under the leadership of Victoria Bussert -- who is a resident director with our companies -- BWMT students, alumni, and faculty work every season on our mainstage productions, creating countless performances of classic plays and musicals. Many students have gotten their first Equity contracts in our companies, working in Cleveland, Boise, and Lake Tahoe. We consider the Musical Theater program at Baldwin Wallace University as one of our strongest professional partnerships and look forward to many more years of collaboration!"
Charles Fee - Producing Artistic Director of Great Lakes Theater, Idaho Shakespeare Festival, and Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival
"Playhouse Square is proud to host Baldwin Wallace University’s spring musical each year, launching this respected program's graduates from our stages to their rewarding careers. Arts management students work behind the scenes with our staff on ticketing, marketing and promotion; we learn as much from them as they do from us!"
Gina Vernaci - President and COO of Playhouse Square
"Along with our Playhouse Square and Beck Center collaborations, our relationships with Great Lakes Theatre, Idaho Shakespeare Festival and the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival have truly made all the difference for us in terms of building our program and distinguishing our training."
Victoria Bussert - Director of Music Theatre, Baldwin Wallace University