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Academic Programs


Bachelor of Arts  
Bachelor of Fine Arts

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance focuses on technique and creative exploration - transforming each student's passion into careers in the arts. 

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance prepares talented students for professional careers in dance performance and choreography. 



Bachelor of Arts

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre offers students  a wide range of creative and professional skills within the theatre arts field. 


Arts Administration

Master of Arts

The Arts Administration graduate program welcomes students from a variety of professional and artistic fields.

This program is one of about 25 across the United States designed to prepare students for diverse careers in the business of non-profit arts.


Fall 2015 Theatre Courses - ENROLL Today

For non-majors and theatre majors  

Many theatre courses are available to both non-majors and majors! Visit the UA Theatre Arts home page to explore course options. 

University of Akron Theatre Arts 2015

Explore Fall 2015 Theatre Courses

National Center for Choreography to launch at UA

The University of Akron and DANCECleveland announced today that they will launch a new center for choreography — only the second in the nation — where the country’s finest dance professionals will create new work.

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation will provide $5 million to support the center, under an agreement being finalized.

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