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.
A group of jazz percussion students will spend spring break in Cuba, for a week of study and performance with Cuban musicians and students, as well as an immersive exploration of Cuban culture and history.
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.
All applicants to the School of Music, Theatre & Dance are required to create an Artistic Profile to be considered for an audition/interview.
Qualifying for two separate programs within the School of Music, Theatre & Dance is rare. However, if you do apply to two SMTD programs, create two Artistic Profiles—one for each program—and provide all the requirements for both.
In addition to submitting your Artistic Profile, you'll need to complete an application to U-M by the deadline for your degree program:
Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA), Bachelor of Music (BM), Bachelor of Musical Arts (BMA), Bachelor of Science (BS), Bachelor of Theatre Arts (BTA): December 1
Master of Music (MM), Specialist in Music (SM): December 1
Master of Arts (MA), Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA),
Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD): December 1
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