Welcome to the Department
of Theater and Dance!

The Department of Theater and Dance fosters a vibrant and stimulating environment that encourages creative self-expression and critical thinking.  Undergraduate programs include intensive, conservatory-style training for actors and dancers, as well as general degrees with a focus on Dance, Design, Directing, Playwriting, Theater and Community and Theater and Performance Studies.  The department's nationally recognized and highly ranked graduate program offers a diverse array of interdisciplinary approaches to performance research within a global orientation.  The department provides a lively forum for faculty to integrate teaching and research, at the cutting edge of their areas of expertise.

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Upcoming Performances

2018-2019 Season Brochure


Incoming freshman and transfer student auditions are on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 9:30 am in the Performing Arts Lobby. Pre-registration is required. You can pre-register HERE. For more information click HERE.

Race, Ballet, & American Dance is a photographic exhibition free and open to the public Wed ~ Thu ~ Fri, 11 am to 3 pm in the PAT. The exhibition presents a rich trove of photographs taken before, during, and after the World War II. 

“Living Newspaper” is a theatrical form of bringing current news to the forefront, for audiences to digest. Performances run every Thursday at noon.