School of Music Theatre & Dance

  1. February 6, 2023

    Voice professor finds joy and solace in saltwater swimming

    Despite growing up in landlocked Colorado, Ann Evans Watson always felt drawn to the water and takes part in long-distance saltwater swims.

  2. January 31, 2023

    Blindfolded Rubik’s Cube champion sets the score

    Stanley Chapel, a violin performance major at the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, is a world champion in solving a Rubik’s Cube blindfolded.

  3. January 23, 2023

    Professor embraces disability through movement

    Petra Kuppers, the Anita Gonzalez Collegiate Professor of Performance Studies and Disability Culture in LSA, and her wife launched Turtle Disco, weekly group sessions that incorporated writing and movement.

  4. January 23, 2023

    Accolades — January 2023

    Awards and honors for U-M faculty and staff.

  5. January 12, 2023

    Showcasing student talent to inspire democratic engagement

    Five student acts will vie for prizes at a free, festival-style concert at Hill Auditorium on Jan. 21 in a performance that celebrates the grand finale of the Songs for Democracy competition.

  6. November 14, 2022

    SMTD technical director has long history with Pokémon

    Richard Lindsay, technical director of university productions and lecturer of theatre in the School of Music, Theatre & Dance, discovered Pokémon during the late 1990s.

  7. November 7, 2022

    Obituary — Gretchen Neal Jackson

    Gretchen Neal Jackson, 78, of Ann Arbor died Oct. 25 at Glacier Hills Senior Community. She had a 15-year career in development at U-M, beginning in what is now the Stephen M. Ross School of Business.

  8. October 31, 2022

    Small observation helps lead to big break

    Jonathan Smith, percussion program manager at U-M, has performed nearly 200 shows for “Aladdin” on Broadway since 2014 as the designated sub for the musical’s full-time percussionist.

  9. October 24, 2022

    Water is a fundamental part of Aaron Dworkin’s life

    Aaron Dworkin finds inspiration in water, which figures into many important events in his life.

  10. September 12, 2022

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.