school of film, dance and theatre

Welcome to the School of Film, Dance and Theatre in the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University. We are a collaborative community of artists and scholars comprising students, faculty and staff.

Discover why Film, Dance and Theatre is right for you.

And you’ll find an inventive theatre school with a comprehensive view of acting, design and production; a cutting-edge film school with an abundance of production opportunities; and a dance school that inspires originality and demands dedication.

Add creativity to your class schedule.

Bring your vision center stage. Push performance boundaries. Showcase your emerging talent. Explore behind-the-scene action. Refine your artistic technique. Take an ASU theatre, dance or film course.


Thu., Apr. 02

(All day)
Margaret Gisolo Dance Studio

Fri., Apr. 03

(All day)
Paul V. Galvin Playhouse

Thu., Apr. 09

(All day)
Margaret Gisolo Dance Studio


Phoenix playwright Chris Danowski's "romeo&juliet/VOID," which will have its world premiere at ASU's Paul V. Galvin Playhouse this month, follows the star-crossed lovers into the afterlife, where they grapple with a new set of problems.
Four veterans – Captain Steve Borden, Marcus Denetdale, Karen Pittenger and Joanna Sweatt – are bringing their conversation to the Lyceum Theatre on ASU’s Tempe campus.
The dystopic play "The Hungry Woman: A Mexican Medea," by Cherríe Moraga, is coming to ASU's MainStage, featuring a cast of current ASU theater students under the direction of visiting professor Dora Arreola.