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Department of Performing Arts

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

Performing Arts Contacts

General Performing Arts
Richard Streeks at 202-885-3422 or streeks@american.edu
Arts Management
Ximena Varela at 202-885-3883 or varela@american.edu
Audio Technology
Michael Harvey at 202-885-6302 or mharvey@american.edu
Dance
Britta Joy Peterson at 202-885-1432 or bjp@american.edu
Music
Sean Doyle at 202-885-3287 or doyle@america.edu
Theatre/Musical Theatre
Karl Kippola at 202-885-3464 or kippola@american.edu

Auditions

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:

Please see also:

Ensemble Auditions

Announcements

Musician-in-residence Yuliya Gorenman was interviewed in the Roanoke Times.

Professor Caleen Jennings won the the first-ever AU Faculty Award for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Adjunct faculty Katherine Riddle won the Marc Blitzstein award at the Lotte Lenya Competition for vocalists.

News

Headshot of Sam Fromkin

Achievements ·

Sam Fromkin Wins Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award

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Audience members look on as students perform for Katzen Soundbites in spring 2019

Arts ·

Katzen Soundbites

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