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-scenes action. Refine your artistic technique. Take an ASU theatre, dance or film course.


Fri., Feb. 12

(All day)
Lyceum Theatre

Fri., Feb. 19

(All day)
Margaret Gisolo Dance Studio
PEBE 132

Fri., Feb. 19

(All day)
Nelson Fine Arts Center
FAC 133


What does a creative disruptor do? She changes the way we look at the world – by taking something as mundane and universal as the sign on a women's bathroom and making it soar.
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.