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


  • Kick Off Flyer
The department celebrates the start of a new year with its annual Kick-off on October 18th, 2019 from 4 pm to 6 pm in the Studio Theater! The event will feature student presentations followed by the reception. Don't forget to also check out Naked Shakes' The Winter's Tale opening at 7 pm the same night. 

The Department of Theater and Dance is organizing a series of training workshops led by Jessica Steinrock and her colleague Sarah Lazoff on the subject of Intimacy Direction in theater and dance. The workshops will take place Oct 15-17th.

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