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  1. Rogério M. Pinto, Stephen Rush, and Amy Chavasse receive faculty recognition awards

  2. Tiffany Trent to join Department of Theatre & Drama as Chair Fall 2022

    This fall, the School of Music, Theatre & Dance will welcome Tiffany Trent as chair of the Department of Theatre & Drama. Trent is a theatre director and scholar of applied theatre, theatre for youth, and practical theology. “Dr. Trent is a multi-disciplinary theatre artist,” shared Christianne Myers, interim chair of the department. “Her unique…

  3. The Evolution of SMTD: An Insider’s Account of the Transition from a Classic Music School to a Comprehensive School of Performing Arts

    Professor Emeritus of Music and Dean Emeritus Paul Boylan served as dean of the School of Music (later renamed the School of Music, Theatre & Dance) from 1979 to 2000. He also served as university vice provost for the arts during that time. Boylan joined the faculty in 1965 and was active as a teacher…

  4. School of Music, Theatre & Dance Faculty Promotions

    On May 19, 2022, the University of Michigan Board of Regents approved recommendations for promotions for regular associate and full professor ranks, including several SMTD faculty.  Congratulations to the following: *Matthew T. Albert, associate professor of music, with tenure *Matthew Bengtson, associate professor of music, with tenure *José Casas, associate professor of theatre and drama,…

  5. 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…