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Spring 2020 – Commencement Edition Issue:
  • Johanna Kepler – 2020 Student Commencement Speaker
  • Jacob Ryan Smith – Albert Stanley Medal

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  1. Todd Wilson Crop

    SMTD Welcomes Todd Wilson in Fall 2021

    Todd Wilson will join the School of Music, Theatre & Dance as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Organ during the 2021-22 academic year. Regarded across America and around the world as one of today’s finest concert organists, Wilson is head of the Organ Department at The Cleveland Institute of Music, director of music…

  2. SMTD professor Daniel Washington awarded the 9th Annual Shirley Verrett Award

    This May, the University of Michigan Women of Color in the Academy Project (WOCAP) presented its 9th Annual Shirley Verrett Award to Daniel Washington, Professor of Voice. Professor Washington was recognized for his exemplary leadership and advocacy on behalf of diverse students and faculty artists at U-M. In addition, WOCAP celebrated his innovation and impact…

  3. A Look at SMTD’s Virtual Production of Godspell

    Broadway actor Telly Leung directs for the first time as he leads the Musical Theatre students in this fresh interpretation of this iconic show. Leung, who starred in Godspell during the 2011 revival, helped guide the cast in making the flexible script as relevant today as it was when Godspell first premiered in 1971. Godspell // Department of Musical…

  4. Alex Pan headshot

    Student Alex Pan discusses his work “Another Mother’s Summer,” part of SMTD’s PLAYFEST

    Alex Pan is a recent graduate of the University of Michigan, majoring in business, organizational studies, and psychology and minoring in music, writing, and women’s studies, as well as an Ann Arbor native. While not an SMTD student, Pan is one of the featured playwrights in PLAYFEST, an annual showcase of the best original works…

  5. Kevin Judge headshot

    SMTD Welcomes Back Kevin Judge in Fall 2021

    Kevin Judge will return to the School of Music, Theatre & Dance as a Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Theatre & Drama during the 2021-22 academic year.  “In 2020-21, the Department of Theatre & Drama brought Kevin Judge to Ann Arbor for a one-year visiting professorship in design & production. From the get-go,…