The Jazz Ensemble, conducted by Ellen Rowe, performs live on stage

School of Music Theater and Dance

Find Your Path

SMTD provides an educational experience that combines deep discipline-focused excellence with the breadth of offerings and resources afforded by a world-class public research university. Our students hone their skills in the classroom, on the stage, and in the studio through personalized teaching and training, while pushing the bounds of the performing arts.

Single Tickets for the 2023-24 Performance Season are now on sale!

Save when you purchase 4 or more shows with our Flex Series ticket package, available until October 15.

Tour & Explore

Visit SMTD in-person or virtually to learn about our programs, see our talented students and faculty in action, and explore our vibrant and beautiful campus!

Performances & Events

Join us for fully staged productions, instrumental ensembles, choirs, dance showings, and more in the 2023-24 Performance Season! Flex Series ticket packages are on sale until October 15.

Faculty & Research

SMTD faculty regularly earn accolades for their expertise and teaching excellence. They develop academic programs and lead research projects that put us in the forefront of performing arts scholarship.

Engagement Programs

Our K-12, summer, and lifelong learning programs bring high-quality performing arts programming to our community.

Support SMTD

Your generosity supports our exceptional students, world-class faculty, and groundbreaking programs and facilities.