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.



The Creation Project, a semester-long, university-wide series inspired by Franz Joseph Haydn's masterpiece "The Creation," will culminate with a performance of Haydn's magnificent oratorio at 7:30 p.m., April 29 at ASU Gammage.
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.