The Department of Theatre & Dance is a fully accredited member of the National Association
of Schools of Theatre (NAST), and offers a BFA degree in Theatre with concentrations in Performance as well as
Design and Technical Production. Our MFA degree in Theatre offers training in Directing
and in Design and Technical Production.
The department is equipped with costume and scene shops and four performance and dance
spaces. Our students work alongside faculty and staff to stage the department's award-winning
productions and can also be found on the stages and behind the scenes of local theatres.
Creating community and being part of the great Memphis community is an important component
of our program, which currently counts approximately 100 undergraduate students and
15 graduate students.