Michigan Muse Magazine

Spring 2018 Issue:
  • U-M joins with Glenn Close, Logic, and Brandon Marshal to Destigmatize Mental Illness
  • Performing Well

Read the latest issue

  1. Alumnus David Gier named dean of SMTD

    David A. Gier, professor and director of the University of Iowa School of Music, has been appointed dean of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. His appointment, approved Thursday by the Board of Regents, is effective Oct. 1 and runs through Sept. 30, 2023. Gier, who also was named the Paul…

  2. SMTD Grads Darren Criss, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Receive Emmy Nominations

    Darren Criss, Benj Pasek and Justin Paul all graduates of the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD), have received 2018 Emmy Award nominations. Darren Criss (BFA ’09, theatre & drama) was nominated as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime…

  3. Prof. McAllister Receives U-M’s Henry Russel Award

    Professor Timothy McAllister was one of four University of Michigan faculty members selected to receive Henry Russel Awards for 2019. One of the university’s highest honors for junior faculty members, the Henry Russel Award is conferred annually to faculty members who have demonstrated an extraordinary record of accomplishment in scholarly research and/or creativity, as well as…

  4. UMS and SMTD Announce the 2018 Cohort of 21st Century Artist Interns

    The University Musical Society (UMS) and the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD), through its EXCEL Lab, are proud to announce the 2018 cohort of 21st Century Artist Interns. These four students, all SMTD undergraduates, will spend the summer working with a professional dance, theater, or music ensemble that UMS will present during the 2018-19 season. When they return…

  5. New dance building approved for North Campus

    At the Board of Regents meeting on May 17, a proposal to build a new facility for the Department of Dance at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance was approved. The new building will be constructed adjacent to the Brehm Pavilion at the Earl V. Moore Building. It will be approximately 24,000 gross square…