Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interarts Performance

Department of Theatre & Drama

Designed for students who have interests in the visual arts and theatre as well as a desire to create original performance pieces. Interarts majors are introduced to a diverse range of art forms and creative practices with the aim of generating work that blurs boundaries between the visual arts and performance.

This is an interdisciplinary degree jointly offered by the Stamps School of Art & Design and the Department of Theatre & Drama in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance.


The Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interarts Performance requires a minimum of 130 credits: coursework is 70% within SMTD and Art & Design and 30% within the liberal arts. Please visit the Stamps website for a complete list of curriculum requirements.

Degree requirements and term-by-term layout for current students.

How To Apply

Applicants must:

  • apply to U-M via the Common Application or Coalition Application (current U-M students should use the Cross-Campus Transfer Application) by December 1
  • Submit an SMTD Artistic Profile by December 1
  • Have all supplemental materials sent to the U-M Office of Undergraduate Admissions

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The School of Music, Theatre & Dance teaches you to be a great human being…where, every day, you are surrounded by other artists who inspire you.

James Wolk, BFA ’07 (acting) TV: Mad Men, Happy Endings, Political Animals, Shameless, and The Crazy Ones