Design & Perform in Forbes Center for the Performing Arts!

JMU offers a dedicated undergraduate program featuring a robust performance season with student opportunities at all levels of design and technology. Opportunities are available to student designers, technicians, and stage managers at all levels of our productions.

Students also have incredible performance opportunities throughout the year, both in Mainstage productions, student-led Studio productions, informal and devised projects, and through our Director's Festival. The School annually produces 5 Mainstage theatrical/Musical productions, 3 Mainstage dance concerts, 6-8 student-produced Studio Theatre productions, and 5 student dance concerts in the Earlynn J. Miller Dance Theatre. 

You can do it all here!

Dance, act, sing, improvise, devise, direct, dramaturg, design, crew, stage manage, create your own work...the School of Theatre and Dance believes that you can do some or all of these things. Your path forward is yours to create. The opportunity to do so are abundant here at JMU!

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