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School of Theatre and Dance Academic Programs

Discover all the ways you can express yourself in theatre and dance.


  • Two actresses rest their elbows on a table onstage during a performance.


    Get professional acting training and a well-rounded liberal arts education.

  • A dancer stretches into a pose.


    Focus on performance, choreography, teaching, or future graduate study.

  • Dance student strikes a pose outside on the quad by the bell.

    Dance Teacher Education

    Prepare to teach the next generation of dancers.

  • Students pay close attention during a film class.

    Film and Digital Media

    Receive a fundamental education in film aesthetics, history, and theory.

  • Group of female theatre students performing in a musical.

    Musical Theatre

    Develop all the skills you need to compete for professional musical theatre opportunities.

  • Student tailors a costume for an actress.

    Production Design and Technology

    Create exciting theatrical environments filled with costumes, scenery, lights and sound.

  • An actor and two actresses play a patient and two nurses in a theatre production.

    Theatre Studies

    Build a solid foundation in theatre and choose a specialty based on your interests and goals.

  • A teacher and his students rehearse a skit during class.

    Theatre Teacher Education

    Prepare to teach the next generation of performers.


  • Dance students stretch before rehearsal.


    Increase your knowledge of dance skills, theory, and history.

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    Film Studies

    Discover and examine film as an artistic and creative cultural artifact.

  • Two performers act out a combat scene.

    Stage Combat

    Get training for safe staged combat and violence performances.

  • Two actresses perform on a set of a living area.


    Pursue your passion for the stage, production, or theatre in general.


Some theatre and dance programs require an audition for acceptance.

Learn about the audition process


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