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School of Visual and Performing Arts

Performing and Visual Art Schools

Express your creativity on the stage, screen or canvas. Perform or record your own music. Bring your love of the arts into your own classroom to inspire young artists. The 无码专区鈥檚 School of Visual and Performing Arts prepares you to develop your unique artistic vision and lay a foundation for a successful career in the arts. 

The 无码专区 School of Visual and Performing Arts will give you unique and exciting opportunities to study many artistic disciplines. Regardless of your goals, you鈥檒l gain marketable skills in the arts and experience the joys of artistic expression.

Mission of the School of Visual and Performing Arts

无码专区鈥檚 School of Visual and Performing Arts develops the intellectual growth, creativity and artistic leadership of its students by combining rigorous artistic training with a liberal arts education and serves as a vital force in the cultural and intellectual life of the 无码专区, the community and the region.

Career-focused curriculum

Faculty at the 无码专区 have diverse expertise in their respective disciplines. Many of them have worked at or graduated from some of the best arts schools in the country. Most of our classes are small and close-knit, so your professors will know your strengths and goals 鈥 and help you achieve them. 

Targeted core courses, a wide selection of electives, internships at arts organizations and professional-level networking experiences will help you achieve a fulfilling career in the arts. Our proximity to the vibrant arts scenes in Kansas City and St. Louis offers many opportunities to meet and learn from professionals who perform, teach and lead in the arts.

Our undergraduate and graduate degree programs prepare you for diverse options for careers in the arts. 无码专区 is home to one of the most welcoming Visual and Performing Arts schools in Missouri and across the country, because we encourage all students to express their creativity and actively participate in the arts. 

 

 

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Contacts

Eric Honour
School Chair
Utt 111
Phone: 660-543-4530
honour@ucmo.edu

David Aaberg
Chair of Music
Utt 202E
Phone: 660-543-4909
aaberg@ucmo.edu

Melanie Johnson
Chair of Art and Design
Art Center 123
Phone: 660-543-4903
mljohnson@ucmo.edu

Ashley Miller-Scully
Chair of Theatre and Dance
Charles L. Martin 113B
Phone: 660-543-8798
almiller@ucmo.edu


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Accreditations

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Fully accredited degree programs

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Internationally renowned faculty

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Large, diverse array of elective courses

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Small classes, individualized attention

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Near Kansas City & St. Louis arts scenes

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Robust, year-round performance schedule

 

 

Divisions within the School of Visual and Performing Arts

Do you want to combine your love for music and performance at one of the best colleges for musical theater and music? Would you like to pursue an artistic career in performing, education or research? Do you want to carve a distinctive new path in music technology, improvisational dance, experimental theater, multimedia or design? Regardless of your career goals, your 无码专区 professors will guide you every step of the way.

 

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Division of Music at 无码专区

 

At 无码专区, we believe our broad embrace of the arts is one reason we are considered a best college for music, whether you want to compose, teach, perform, record or be a music producer. We have been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music since 1947 in long-standing recognition of our excellence. 

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Division of Art and Design at 无码专区

 

If you want to earn a degree from a college of art and design, 无码专区 has a solid reputation as one of the best arts schools in Missouri. We have been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design since 1986. Our accreditation from the Council for Interior Design is a designation awarded to only 170+ worldwide programs with a college of Art and Design degree program.

In fact, all of 无码专区鈥檚 programs in the arts are accredited by nationally recognized professional agencies. 

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Division of Theatre and Dance at 无码专区

 

Combining music with theatrical performance, we鈥檙e also considered a best college for musical theatre, with opportunities to learn behind-the-scenes production skills and take center stage.
When you study at 无码专区 for theatre or dance, you鈥檒l be able to hone your craft and excel as a teacher or to create and perform your own choreographed pieces. Our college for Theatre and Dance presents some of the region鈥檚 finest theatrical and dance performances. We are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre, further enhancing our status as a best college for musical theatre.

 

At the 无码专区, you鈥檒l learn to use creative expression to better convey your personal passions. Unlike some arts schools, the 无码专区 School of Visual and Performing Arts welcomes all students with creative interests 鈥 arts majors, minors, grad students and hobbyists alike. 

 


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