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  1. Antonio Disla will join the Department of Theatre & Drama in Fall 2022

    The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance has announced that Professor Antonio Disla will join the faculty as a clinical assistant professor of theatre and drama. Disla, who joined the department as a guest artist in Fall 2020, “offers a unique blend of rigor, compassion, and authenticity that he brings to the…

  2. Amplifying History: Upcoming Concerts Feature Music from Auschwitz

    For more than forty years, Patricia Hall, professor of music theory at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD), has explored archives all over the world, looking for significant musical manuscripts that have been forgotten, lost, or ignored. In 2016, she went on a somber quest, visiting the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum to search its…

  3. A New Frontier: SMTD Announces the Carole Caplan Lonner Musical Theatre Writing Program

    The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) announces a new program that broadens and deepens the offerings of the Department of Musical Theatre and the school: the Carole Caplan Lonner Musical Theatre Writing Program. The musical theatre writing program grew out of a desire to enhance the considerable offerings of SMTD’s…

  4. Republic Records Founders Spend a Day with SMTD

    The students in the Business of Music course expect prominent guest speakers to enrich the curriculum – A&R executives, experts on copyright and intellectual property, guests from the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO). The course, which is part of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance (SMTD) Performing Arts Management and Entrepreneurship minor and attracts students…

  5. Jess Fialko will join the Department of Theatre in Fall 2022

    The University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance has announced that Professor Jess Fialko will join the faculty as a clinical assistant professor of theatre and drama. “We are delighted we are able to hire Jess full time in this new faculty position as a vibrant and valued member of Theatre & Drama,”…