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

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 MFA Dance alumna Stephanie Miracle ‘14 on receiving a US State Department Individual Grant to collaborate on a dance project in Russia!