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


The second round of BFA auditions for the Fall 2018 Sophomore class will be on Tuesday, September 25th at 1 PM in TDW 1507. Check-in will take place from 12-12:45 PM right outside of TDW 1507. For more info read the whole announcment.

Prospective and continuing students interested in the Dance program must audition the January, February or September prior to their expected first year.

Department of Theater and Dance is thrilled to announce the new exciting 2018-2019 Performance Season featuring everything from classics like Hamlet to original student work in New Works Lab.