The SMTD Experience
SMTD’s unique position as a school of performing arts housed within a large university offers our students advantages that are singularly available here. Robust academic offerings sustain artistic and scholarly traditions, while complementary experiential programs encourage students to grow beyond them.
Life @ SMTD
Our students bring passion, dedication, and creativity to everything they do, making SMTD a vibrant and inspiring place to develop academic and artistic talents.
Health & Wellness
We value the well-being of every member of the SMTD community. We not only champion emotional and physical wellness, but strive to create an environment where everyone feels uplifted in the pursuit of their ambitions.
Beyond the Curriculum
SMTD students take full advantage of our abundant resources and opportunities to enhance their educational experiences, and to ensure that they are prepared for a fulfilling and successful future.
Over 900 student performances take place during the academic year in our celebrated concert halls, theatres, and intimate recital halls.
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ann Arbor is a vibrant, diverse, and culturally rich environment that combines the best of a big city with picturesque small-town charm—the ideal setting for your college experience.
News & Stories
Catch up on the latest SMTD news to see the impact our talented community of students, faculty, and alumni is making in the performing arts world—and beyond.