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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

School of Theatre & Dance

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Who’s Who in the School of Theatre & Dance


Robert Shimko


Jim Johnson, Stuart Ostrow, Theresa Rebeck, Kevin Ridgon, Karen Stokes, Steven Wallace, Jack Young

Associate Professors:

Rachel R. Bush (Instructional), Teresa Chapman, Barbara Niederer (Instructional), Robert Shimko, Becky Valls, Claremarie Verheyen, Paige Willson (Instructional)

Assistant Professors:

John Beasant III, Jessica Ferrarone (Instructional), Nicholas Jackson, Casey Kearns, Rosie Ward

Professors or Practice:

Christy Allison, Toni Valle


The School of Theatre & Dance offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) degree, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree, including:

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Theatre

Areas of Concentration include:

  • Acting
  • Playwriting/Dramaturgy
  • Production
  • Stage Management
  • Theatre Education

Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Dance

The Dance Division also offers:

  • Minor in Dance
  • Teaching Certificate in Dance for Secondary Education, Approved Training Program

Advanced Degrees

The University of Houston offers the Master of Arts and the Master of Fine Arts degrees in the School of Theatre & Dance. For information regarding admission to the graduate programs, degree requirements, and course listing, consult with the director of graduate studies in the School of Theatre & Dance and refer to the Graduate and Professional Studies catalog.