The MSU Denver Department of Theatre and Dance provides educational opportunities for a diverse urban population by offering a full range of introductory, advanced, and collaborative teacher/learner centered curricula. The Department of Theatre and Dance continues to develop and to offer opportunities for students by offering a BA in Theatre, a BA in Dance, a BFA Concentration in Music Theatre, a BFA Concentration in Applied Theatre Technology and Design, a Theatre Minor, and a Dance Minor. These curricula provide theoretical foundations and practical applications to prepare students for graduate school, employment, and personal and aesthetic development, all grounded in a strong liberal arts tradition.

The MSU Department of Theatre and Dance also serves the University, campus, and greater community by providing courses, performance opportunities, applied technology opportunities, academic and professional collaborations, and cultural enrichment.

The MSU Denver Department of Theatre and Dance achieves this mission through the faculty’s dedication to excellence in instruction, both classroom and technologically mediated; implementation of the creative process; professional renewal; and participation in a variety of initiatives with public schools, businesses, health care agencies, non-profit organizations, and the National Association of Schools of Theatre accrediting agency.