The School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies offers two undergraduate majors, one undergraduate minor and four graduate degree programs.
TDPS encourages the development of inclusive and diverse cultural perspectives. Students develop fundamental life skills, intellectual curiosity, creative thinking, problem solving, embodied learning and emotional intelligence—creatively applied to advance human welfare in all its dimensions.
The educational offerings in TDPS are administered by 22 tenured or tenure-track faculty; numerous adjunct faculty, international guest artists, visiting scholars; 7 administrative staff; and 40 graduate associates. Visiting artists and scholars regularly enhance these programs and provide additional perspectives that enhance the student experience.
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What can you do with a degree in theatre or dance? Check out our alumni page to find out what types of careers our graduates pursue.
Events and performances
Check out our events and performances calendar and visit us at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.