Department of Music, Theatre and Dance


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Office Location: Music 127
Office Phone: (323) 343-4060  Fax: (323) 343-4063
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00am to 6:00pm and Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm


The Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at California State University, Los Angeles promotes a robust learning environment for the performing arts in the heart of Southern California’s entertainment industry. Our faculty of nationally and internationally acclaimed artist-teachers, are committed to nurturing the next generation of actors, dancers, designers, musicians and scholars.

Degrees offered include:

The theatre and dance program offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Theatre Arts and Dance with options in Performance, Design & Production and Dance.

The nationally accredited music program offers a Bachelor of Arts, as well as Bachelor of Music and Master of Music programs in Composition, Commercial Music, Afro-Latin Music, Jazz, Music Education, Keyboard Performance, Instrumental and Vocal Performance and Instrumental and Choral Conducting.

The department is also home to the joint MFA in Television, Film and Theatre.










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