Listen to Dr. Al Harrison, Professor of Music and Department Chair, as he discusses how Taylor prepares music students for a successful and creative career in this new millennium.
Music, Theatre & Dance
Sharpen Your Craft; Engage Your Faith
As a student in Taylor’s Department of Music, Theatre & Dance, you’ll gain the technical background—in music theory, acting methods, dance techniques—to take your existing gifts and skills to the next level.
Our programs emphasize active learning. You won’t just sit and study methods and theories—you’ll put them into action. Through ensemble rehearsals, concerts, theatrical productions, student recitals, and fully staged musicals and operas, our students take their learning from the desk to the stage.
Music, theatre & dance students have opportunities to . . .
- work with top-of-the-line composition technology in our music lab
- gain experience with every aspect of theatre production, from set construction and lighting design to acting, directing, and stage managing
- work closely with faculty on concerts, recitals, tours, and productions
Our faculty are talented and experienced musicians, directors, and performers, who care for their students in all aspects of life. As you push deeper into God’s purpose for your gifts, they will be there for you, offering guidance and mentorship, as they collaborate with you.
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"Taylor theatre really is essential to a liberal arts education."
Listen to Tracy Manning, Managing and Artistic Director of Theatre, describe her passion for theatre at Taylor.
Music, Theatre & Dance news
The Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Taylor University has announced its final concerts and recitals of the Spring 2018 semester. All performances are open to the public and free of charge.
Taylor University's Department of Music, Theatre and Dance has announced three recitals and a Taylor Ringers bell choir concert as the 2018 Spring Semester concludes.
The Taylor Sounds, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, and Symphony Orchestra will perform a trio of year-end concerts.