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The School of the Arts
Culture = Capital
Alfredo Jaar, Culture = Capital, 2010, Neon, Photo by Charles Duprat, Courtesy of the artist and kamel mennour, Paris

The School of the Arts provides the highest level of professional training to developing visual and performing artists and arts managers. Students are prepared for careers in their fields and are inspired to be engaged and innovative contributors to society.

Prestigious faculties in the Conservatories of Dance, Music, and Theatre Arts, and the School of Art+Design cultivate, nurture, and prepare students through rigorous and comprehensive studio practice informed by theoretical, conceptual, and historical study.

The thriving intellectual culture in the School of the Arts is enhanced by its unique and synergistic relationship with the broader college community. The vibrant performance and studio-based degree programs challenge students to be reflective and articulate, productive and entrepreneurial, and creative and innovative practitioners of their respective art forms.