Student Outcomes

The successful MFA graduate is informed by dance theory as a performing artist, has achieved his/her own definition of the teaching artist, and demonstrates the following attributes and values:

  • Curiosity
  • Innovative thinkers/creators
  • Agile/skillful /eclectic movers
  • Articulate advocates
  • Caring/competent educators
  • Knowledgeable citizens with personal agency
  • Responsible collaborators

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Faculty

Program News

Congratulations to Dance major Emily Ames on receiving a Maryland Summer Scholars Award from the UMD College of Arts & Humanities!

It is with enormous pleasure that we share the appointment of a new Assistant Professor of Dance, Crystal U. Davis to the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, beginning in the fall of 2017.

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).