The major and minor within the Performing Arts Department allows specialized studies in Music, Theater and Dance.
- Studies in Music provide coverage of everything from classes on specific instruments to studies in the history of music.
- Studies in Theater, Dance and Performance Studies provide coverage of classical and modern dance and theater, with dynamic programs that include participation in shows as well as critical engagement with film.
- Studies in Integrated Performing Arts cover the full range of performing arts between music, theater, and dance, as well as its its contemporary cultural developments.
At SMCM, we see music, theater, and dance as inextricably linked. Our curriculum acknowledges the growing need for artists who can blend these essential forms of art, allowing them to create shows that amaze and captivate.
Performing Arts Academic Offerings
Why Study Performing Arts?