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Founded in 1880, the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance is one of the finest performing arts schools in the United States. Encompassing programs in dance, music, musical theatre, and theatre, we are consistently ranked among the top performing arts schools in the country.

We offer a wide variety of programs, from traditional to cutting-edge, from primarily performance-based to those that are more academic, giving students huge resources to draw from. Michigan students are exceptionally talented, and are consistently competitive at the highest levels of their chosen fields.

What makes the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance unique is our comprehensiveness: we strive to maintain a balanced emphasis upon both performance and scholarship while presenting students with the training necessary to excel within their chosen field.