School of Music Theater & Dance

  1. U-M professor melds words of Washington, music of black British composer for Detroit performance

    “…bringing “American Rhapsody” home both geographically and artistically is something that I’m really looking forward to. And I think that the Detroit audience is really going to enjoy the piece because so many of the issues are very germane to Detroit and to our community,”
    ~ Aaron Dworkin

  2. Noel Night at the U-M Detroit Center featured Sean Dobbins Trio

    The U-M Detroit Center’s theme this year was Standards with a Twist. With a house band, the Sean Dobbins Trio, many different artists from the School of Music, Theater and Dance, as well as local talent came together with their own twists on traditional holiday classics.

  3. Erin Wetzel brings drama to women’s apparel at Orleans + Winder

     “We take great care in our curation and love creating a platform for objects that goes against the grain of mass production. Detroit is a special place right now in that there are many small businesses with distinct visions, and it is so important to shop from locally owned stores.”

    ~ Erin Wetzel

  4. U-M’s new Daring Dances project explores social justice through movement in Detroit, Ann Arbor

    Daring Dances, a curatorial program created by Clare Croft, an associate professor of dance and American culture at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, announces its first public events: three upcoming performances in Detroit and Ann Arbor.

  5. A partnership with Crescendo Detroit

    A new School of Music, Theater & Dance (SMTD) community partnership with Crescendo Detroit was launched this winter, giving select SMTD students the opportunity to teach music and dance to Detroit schoolchildren.