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

Accompanists

Program News

University of Maryland (UMD) alumni John Ford ‘64 and Sandra Poster ‘64 met during their undergraduate years in the UMD Theatre program, then known as Speech & Dramatic Arts. They went on to build careers in speech and communications, and they are longtime patrons of the arts.

MFA Dance candidate Christine Hands just returned from AXIS Dance Company's Physically Integrated Dance Intensive and Teacher Training in Oakland California. 

The School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies welcomes three artists-in-residence in Dance for the upcoming 2017-2018 academic year.