School of the Arts

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    If you’re passionate about the arts and seek a career on stage, backstage, behind the mic or behind the scenes, we have a major that will help prepare you for an exciting career. Learn More »
    If you’re passionate about the arts and seek a career on stage, backstage, behind the mic or behind the scenes, we have a major that will help prepare you for an exciting career. Learn More »
    If you’re passionate about the arts and seek a career on stage, backstage, behind the mic or behind the scenes, we have a major that will help prepare you for an exciting career. Learn More »
    If you’re passionate about the arts and seek a career on-stage, backstage, behind the mic or behind the scenes, we have a major which will help prepare you for an exciting career. Learn More »
    If you’re passionate about the arts and seek a career on stage, backstage, behind the mic or behind the scenes, we have a major that will help prepare you for an exciting career. Learn More »
    If you’re passionate about the arts and seek a career on-stage, backstage, behind the mic or behind the scenes, we have a major which will help prepare you for an exciting career. Learn More »
  • Unleash Your Creativity

    The School of the Arts at Dean College is committed to providing students with a solid foundation to thrive in an extremely competitive industry. Whether you pursue a degree in arts and entertainment management, theatre (with a specialization in either acting, musical theatre or technical theatre) or media studies and communications, the School of the Arts will help you acquire the skills and experience you need to build a rewarding career.

    The College has an exemplary arts program for students seeking either a two or four-year degree. Our commitment to skill and improvement as well as our emphasis on career development make us one of the premiere colleges in the area to help you grow your craft. Students begin their education with solid fundamentals in their academic discipline. Regardless of which major you choose, you will absorb skills and concepts required to thrive in an increasingly competitive market.

  • Arts and Entertainment Management Expectations and Information

    Arts and Entertainment Management Expectations and Information

    Arts and Entertainment is a global, multi-billion dollar industry and Dean College’s program prepares students to become leaders, managers and integral members of arts organizations. Students gain hands-on experience by managing student music, theatre, dance and arts productions.

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    Theatre Expectations and Information

    Theatre Expectations and Information

    Dean College is one of the few Bachelor of Arts programs in the nation that offers concentrations in acting, musical theatre and technical theatre. Each course taught by our award-winning, practicing faculty provides individualized attention and an enriching educational and creative experience for our students.
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    Media Studies and Communications Expectations and Information

    Media Studies and Communications Expectations and Information

    Students in the Media Studies and Communications program study the history, evolution and changing state of mass communications as well as the technologies and techniques used in production, public relations and social media.
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    School of the Arts Majors and Courses

    School of the Arts Majors and Courses

    The School of the Arts offers bachelor’s degrees in theatre and in arts and entertainment management. We also offer associate degrees in communications and theatre/musical theatre. All courses of study combine solid academics with plenty of professional experience.
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    School of the Arts Faculty and Staff

    School of the Arts Faculty and Staff

    In small classes, you will work closely with faculty members who care about your education, growth and success. Dean faculty are professional theatre directors, actors, musicians, set designers, playwrights, costume designers, visual artists and broadcasters, who bring real-world experiences to the classroom.
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  • The arts are a vital part of education. Every civilization knows this; without art we lose a part of our humanity.

    David Krasner

    Dean, School of the Arts
  • 2015-16 Theatre Performances

    • Hot L Baltimore: October 21-25, 2015
    • Bye, Bye Birdie: November 18-22, 2015
    • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead: March 2-6, 2016
    • Hair: April 6-10, 2016
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