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Student organizations

The following student organizations are sponsored by or associated with the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies.

Undergraduate Theatre Artists Society : This student group supports undergraduate theater activities, such as alumni workshops, a play reading series, town hall meetings, the Maryland Original Works Festival (MOWF), community outreach and an annual spring banquet.

Erasable Inc : An improvisational comedy group with a no holds-barred attitude. Auditions are open to all University of Maryland students.

Sketchup: The University of Maryland’s premiere sketch comedy troupe, showcasing free performances of groundbreaking student humor. Auditions are open to all University of Maryland students.

Kreativity Diversity Troupe: This performance group supports diversity through theater. Any University of Maryland student can be involved or audition for productions.

The Muses: The Muses is an all-female run student theater company that strives to produce challenging and engaging theater that is completely produced by students and for students at the University of Maryland.

The Maryland Shakespeare Players: This performing group is open to all University of Maryland students.

Terrapin Theatre Troupe : This student performance group specializes in musical theater.

The Bureau: The Bureau is the University of Maryland’s only multipurpose comedy group.

Maryland Night Live (MNL): MNL is a show styled after Saturday Night Live at UMD that brings together the university’s best comedians and musicians.

Delta Chi Xi (DCX) Honorary Dance Fraternity: DCX Honorary Dance Fraternity creates a connection between dance artists to merge talent and scholarship, as well as create a network of students, educators and professionals. 

Ballet Company M: Ballet Company M offers the opportunity for additional training, practice and performance to students interested in focusing on ballet.