Play Boldly! at Illinois State University
The School of Theatre and Dance is a community of artists, scholars and educators who inspire intellectual curiosity and promote creative exploration and collaboration in our classes, productions and outreach activities. We aim to graduate students who are generous of spirit, committed to lifelong learning and engaged with their communities and their world.
The School of Theatre and Dance provides a vibrant educational environment that combines academic excellence and artistic achievement. Through the rigorous study of their discipline, students expand their imaginations, explore interdisciplinary connections, and encounter historical and global perspectives. Productions ranging from the classics to new and devised works enrich the university and the broader community.
BA/BS with sequences in Design/Production, Theatre Education, Acting, Dance Performance, and Dance Education; MA/MS in Theatre; MFA with concentrations in: Design (Scenic, Costume, Light), Directing, and Acting.