1. Charli Brissey, wearing dark clothes, arms extended, dancing in a large white space,

    Charli Brissey (Assistant Professor – Dance)

    Charli Brissey – Asst. Professor of Dance

    Invested in movement practices to illuminate the role of the nonhuman in formation-practices of self and material environment, Charli talks about art, teaching, and learning in our new reality. Read more

  2. Shannon Gillen Joins SMTD in Fall 2020

    Shannon Gillen joins the School of Music, Theatre & Dance as an Associate Professor of Dance in Fall 2020. Of the appointment, Gillen said: “I am thrilled to bring my passion for radical storytelling and dance-making, for building community through physical practice and collaborative research, and for expanding the cultural vitality of physical dance theater…

  3. Fangfei Miao Joins SMTD in Fall 2020

    Fangfei Miao joins the School of Music, Theatre & Dance as an Assistant Professor of Dance in Fall 2020. “I am extremely honored and excited to join the SMTD family at the University of Michigan,” said Miao. “I can’t wait to work with the outstanding faculty and talented students!” Miao is an international dance scholar,…

  4. Hopper leaps in the air

    Hopper Appointed Clinical Assistant Professor in Department of Dance

    Jillian Hopper has been appointed Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Dance beginning in Fall 2020. Prior to her appointment, Hopper served as a lecturer in the department for five years. “I am so thrilled and very honored to be returning to U-M School of Music, Theatre & Dance as a full-time Clinical Assistant…

  5. SMTD Policies on COVID-19

    The University of Michigan has announced plans to provide an innovative, in-person fall 2020 semester designed to meet the needs of our students and campus community and advance our mission. These plans are informed by the latest safety measures put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the state of Michigan, and…