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School of Theater and Dance Academic Programs

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

Majors

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

    Acting

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

  • A dancer stretches into a pose.

    Dance

    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.

  • 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.

Minors

  • Dance students stretch before rehearsal.

    Dance

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

  • A close-up shot of a video camera while recording an interview.

    Film Studies

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

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

    Theatre

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

Auditions

Some theatre and dance programs require an audition for acceptance.

Learn about the audition process

Graduate

A scene shop statue onstage.

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