Welcome to the School of Theatre & Dance

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




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Why Study Theatre & Dance at SF State University?

Our School puts on several productions throughout the year, which are always a success, thanks to our hard working students and experienced faculty.  We love to showcase student talent!

Our faculty help our students focus on the details of their work including theatre performance, play development, musical theatre, dance, design/tech and more.

The School of Theatre & Dance is the leading program of its kind in Northern California, it's accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST), and the graduates of the theatre program are prominent in professional theatre throughout the nation, with positions of leadership in theatre, television, film and theatre education.

Get Involved and Build Success


We have a robust advising section to assist students in finding their advisor, worksheets, FAQs and additional resources.

Learn more about advising


Check out our auditions page with details of upcoming productions and more.

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Our resources section will provide information on scholarships, internships, players club, student dance alliance, one-act fringe and our theatre/dance spaces.

Learn more about our student resources


Our Work

Learn about our past productions and fringe festivals.

Learn more about our work


Two young adults face off in the foreground as a concerned older woman with a tika mark on her forhead looks on. In the background an older manwearing glasses appears to be preoccupied with a different task.
A stage backlit with a deep red to orange gradient against which a group of students are posing in silouette with their hands raised. A single dancer kneels on one knee in the foreground in a pool of light.