The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance educates the artists, scholars, educators and entrepreneurs of the future. Students are prepared with expert skills, instilled with passionate enthusiasm, and emboldened to challenge and inspire the world through the power of the performing arts.
Recognizing extraordinary excellence in performing arts entrepreneurship, leadership, and social impact, the EXCELprize will insure sustainability of festival in future years.
SMTD has partnered with the Gershwin family to bring the music of George and Ira Gershwin to students, scholars, performers and audiences across campus and worldwide.
Congratulations again on your admission to the School of Music, Theatre & Dance! We look forward to working with you during your time at U-M. Contact the Office of Admissions with any questions via email or by phone at 734.764.0593.
An interdisciplinary residential community in Bursley Hall that brings together 80 undergraduates in the arts, architecture, engineering, and other fields to explore innovation, creativity and collaboration. Living Arts strives to provide an open, playful environment that encourages students to generate and pursue creative new ideas. Weekly classes and monthly workshops by distinguished faculty and working professionals from the fields of engineering, architecture, visual arts, film, music performance and composition, dance, and theatre. All Living Arts students take an interdisciplinary class together, work on collaborative projects, and are provided mentorship by older students and support for Living Arts students to create their own programming and events.
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