Welcome to the School of Theatre and Dance

The School of Theatre & Dance is an inclusive learning environment that promotes creativity and scholarship, and mirrors the wide range of cultural, artistic and scholarly interests in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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AUDITIONS for HAIR! 2nd AUDITION DAY, DEC. 11th (6-10pm) Sign up during office hours.
Initial auditions: December 5, 6-10 (location TBA)
Please prepare 16 bars of any song (preferably in the style of the show- be prepared to sing more if asked).
You MUST provide sheet music, marked- and in your key- to the audition accompanist. No acapella auditions, please.

You must also perform a monologue of 1 minute or less (we will call time). You may audition with material from the show if you choose.

We will be holding dance callbacks on
December 12, 6-10, at which time you may also be asked to read or sing from the show
(Sign-up in the Theatre & Dance Office 10-4pm-M-TH, and 10-3pm-F)

"Fortune Favors the Songs" Musical Theatre Workshop Final Showcase
Creative Arts Bldg., Knuth Hall, Wed., Dec. 13, 7p (Free)
Directed by Mark Allan Davis

Dance Theatre Workshop, "A Tempest"
Tuesday, 12/19 from 7:30-8:30p (approximately) at The Lab
Note: Limited seating - first come first serve. Please RSVP to Ray Tadio by 12/15 - rtadio@sfsu.edu
Performed by THA/DANC 490 Dance Theatre Workshop class (Free)

2017 Production Calendar

View the School of Theatre and Dance 2017 Calendar (pdf).

Theatre Majors

Theatre Background Courses, THA 402 and 403 are offered in Fall'17, and THA 401 will be offered in Spring'18, please plan accordingly.

Spring 2018 DANCE PLACEMENT AUDITION - Sunday, January 21 from 10a-1p at Creative Arts Building Room 102
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
Download the pdf and email to: rtadio@sfsu.edu

Study with Us

Bachelor of Arts in Dance

The 45-unit Bachelor of Arts in Dance provides professional preparation in dance and an opportunity to study dance performance, choreography, teaching and dance theory.

Minor in Dance

The 24-unit Minor in Dance consists of 7 units of core courses and 17 units of electives on advisement.

Bachelor of Arts in Drama

The 45-unit Bachelor of Arts in Drama offers four areas of emphasis: Performance, Play Development and Dramaturgy, Design and Technical Theatre and Popular Theatre.

Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts

The 60-unit, three-year Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Arts trains candidates to work with other specialized theatre artists in realizing a total work of theatre, as well as to excel in their own chosen arts.

Minor in Drama

The 22-unit Minor in Drama provides an opportunity for non-theatre majors to pursue an interest in Theatre Arts.

Master of Arts in Theatre Arts

The 30-unit Master of Arts in Theatre Arts expands knowledge and competence in the Theatre Arts.

Get Involved

Players' Club

Players' Club is a student-run organization representing SF State theatre students.

Shops and Labs

Contact information and hours of operation for technical theatre design shops and labs.

One-Act Fringe

Each semester, SF State students of all majors and class standings have the chance to write and develop their own one-act plays to be performed on stage.