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Please join the Dance Program in congratulating the following two students on their invitations to represent SSU Dance at Virtual ACDA 2021!

Congratulations to Angeles Higareda...Read the full story >

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Lisa Kusanagi

Class of 2011

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Artswith an emphasis in Dance (cum laude)

I came to the United States for college...Read the full story >

Welcome to SSU Theatre Arts & Dance, Where the Artist is Essential

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance offers students a home where they can seek their potential and develop their voices as artists, through the study and collaborative creation of live performance. We believe in a world where the artist is transformative, essential and engaged.

Our programs develop graduates who bring optimistic leadership and vision to the performing arts. They stand on these core principles:

Student centered - We believe first and foremost in creating experiences that serve our students’ needs and passions.

Rigorous - We believe that performance training can inspire us to the highest standards of professionalism and personal achievement.

Engaging - We believe in making work that has value beyond the dance and theatre world and directly engages our campus and local community.