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.

2024 ACDA East-Central Conference
“Wayfinding”

Welcoming the American College Dance Association (ACDA) East-Central Region Conference to SMTD! Hosted by the Department of Dance – February 28 to March 2, 2024

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.

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.