Faedra Carpenter

Director of Undergraduate Studies


Susan Miller

Coordinator of Student Services and Advisor


In the Theatre major, mandatory advising each semester provides students with the opportunity to build a relationship with their advisor for the purpose of gaining assistance in planning their educational career, learning the skills needed for academic success, and in learning how to access the variety of resources and services available to them on the Maryland campus.

Book an appointment with UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies using SetMoreto schedule an advising appointment. Also, see Registration Instructions.

To view the Theatre Undergraduate Handbook click here.

Click here to see What’s New and Interesting for the upcoming semester

Program News

Last month, TDPS welcomed back Drew Barker (MA Theatre and Performance Studies ’13) as the new Performing Arts Librarian at the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library (MSPAL).

On Friday, February 10 we celebrated Randy Lord and Steve Fessler’s generous gift to the UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies (TDPS).

Congratulations to everyone in the TDPS family—faculty, students, and alumni—who was nominated for a 2017 Helen Hayes Award! We are doing extraordinary work in the DC theatre scene!