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Department of Performing Arts

Offering programs in arts management, audio technology, dance, music, and theatre.

Performing Arts Programs


Scheduling for degree program auditions for Theatre, Musical Theatre, and Music are now available via our new DPA application portal, linked on our program audition pages:

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Ensemble Auditions

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MA in Audio Tech


Get a look inside the Audio Technology Master's Program. Faculty, alumni, and students say what sets this program apart from others. Additional information and degree requirements can be found at the Audio Tech MA Program page.


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Home of American University's programs and events in the visual and performing arts.

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