Welcome to your department! The Department of Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance will be your home for the next several years and this is an opportunity for you to be part of a legacy of excellence. Our department boasts an impressive network of alumni that have studied and practiced their craft on our stages and in our classrooms and studios.
As a student of Theatre and Dance you are finding your place among an accomplished team of artists, scholars, makers and practitioners who are committed to pursuing excellence and rigorous intellectual inquiry. Our outstanding facilities are home to a remarkable faculty and staff team that have extensive experience. They’ve dedicated their careers to educating and training the next generation of scholars and artists. Please learn more about our faculty and staff and be sure to introduce yourself so they can get to learn more about you.
This handbook, intended for the new and returning student, serves as a resource for you. It has information that we feel will help you navigate some of the day-to-day operations and procedures of the Theatre, Drama, and Contemporary Dance Department. Whether you are a major, minor, Individualized Major Program participant, or just a curious student taking classes in the department, you will find this handbook a great tool.
We encourage you to become involved in the many activities of the department; this is an essential way to challenge yourself and receive the greatest impact during your undergraduate education experience.
We look forward to getting to know you, please don’t hesitate to introduce yourself!
Associate Chairperson, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Director of the Contemporary Dance Program