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

2019-2020 Season


Faculty member Jessica Nakamura presents her new book Transgenerational Remembrance: Performance and the Asia-Pacific War in Contemporary Japan as part of Humanites Decanted at Interdisciplinary Humanities Center at 4 pm on March 5th, 2020 in the McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB.

Anyone can apply to be crew, stage manager or to usher a show. You can get units and free tickets to the show! More info HERE.

The Department of Theater and Dance is beyond proud to announce the 55th Anniversary Season. For more details please click HERE.