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Department of Music & Theatre
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Conducting a Cyclone legacy
Holly Prier ('15 music) turns music lessons into inspiring life lessons for Iowa middle school and high school band students.
From stage to screen
Jefferson White ('12 performing arts) takes his passion for acting from the stage to the screen in some of America's most popular television shows.
Vivian Cook ('19 performing arts, French) embraces an experimental approach to theatre, with support from faculty mentor Amanda Petefish-Schrag.
Kennedy Center honors, a new Steinway piano, extraordinary guest artists and more news from the Department of Music and Theatre.
A story of us in 'Iowa Odyssey'
ISU Theatre's “Iowa Odyssey (or How We Got to Here)” shared real-life stories of immigration and migration from the Iowa State and Ames community.
Bright lights, big city
Iowa State choir and orchestra members performed for family, friends and other guests at the famed Carnegie Hall.
A note from the department chair
Donald Simonson, chair of the Department of Music and Theatre, shares highlights from the ISU Music program and an exciting preview of fall events.
A note from the director of ISU Theatre
Brad Dell, the new director of ISU Theatre, introduces a new mission of citizen artistry for Iowa State's theatre and performing arts program.
Faculty honors and creative activities
The Department of Music and Theatre faculty's latest creative and scholarly endeavors include earning prestigious awards, publishing original works and performing across Iowa and around the world.