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

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  1. Alumnus Darren Criss Wins Emmy Award

    Darren Criss (BFA ’09, theatre performance) received a 2018 Emmy Award as Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as Andrew Cunanan in The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, which aired on FX Networks. He received the award on the nationally broadcast 70th Annual Emmy Awards, which aired on NBC…

  2. Jazz Ensemble performs with Regina Carter at Detroit Jazz Fest

    The University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble, led by Professor Ellen Rowe, performs at the Detroit Jazz Festival on Monday, September 3 at 12:45 pm. Performing a tribute to former SMTD jazz professor Geri Allen, who died last year, the Jazz Ensemble will be joined by celebrated Detroit bassist Marion Hayden, an SMTD lecturer, and world-renowned…

  3. SMTD to offer non-credit group piano lessons for adult beginners

    The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) has announced a new program that will be the only one in the Ann Arbor community to provide group piano instruction for adult beginners. Titled “Time for Me: Beginning Piano for Adults,” the program is open to adults in both the university community and…

  4. 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…

  5. SMTD Alumni Receive Emmy Nominations

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