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Theatre & Dance

Vision Statement: A nationally and internationally renowned department, in a state-of-the-art facility, that fosters artists, scholars and professionals who positively impact our world.


Mission Statement: We provide a creative environment in which we educate and prepare students for the professional worlds of Theatre and Dance. Through our innovative methods:


  •  Students progress through a rigorous training program that incorporates both practice and scholarship.

  •  We cultivate student’s creative, performance, and scholarly aptitudes through exposure to diverse practical and philosophical approaches to dance and theatre studies.

  •  We advance critical thought processes by stressing the theoretical, pedagogical, and historical aspects of theatre and dance studies.

  •  We nurture and inspire excellence in student achievement.