futurustic blue lighting with water and 3 actors

Twelve Ophelias (a play with broken songs) by Caridad Svich; Photo: Lawrence Peart (2019)



The Department of Theatre and Dance is a world-class educational environment that serves as the ultimate creative incubator for the next generation of artists, thinkers and leaders in theatre and performance.

With over 50 faculty and more than 150 courses each semester, the department offers unparalleled resources, diverse perspectives and most importantly – a tight-knit, collaborative community in which students thrive.

Undergraduate Programs

B.F.A. in Acting 
B.A. in Theatre and Dance
B.F.A. in Dance
UTeach Dance
UTeach Theatre

Graduate Programs

M.F.A. in Dance
Live Design and Production (M.F.A. in Theatre)
Directing (M.F.A. in Theatre)
Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities (M.F.A. in Theatre)
Performance as Public Practice (M.A. / M.F.A. / Ph.D. in Theatre)
Playwriting (M.F.A. in Theatre)

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