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Colleges of Fine and Performing Arts Look to Embrace DEI on a Deeper Level

At the University of Southern California School of Dramatic Arts (USC SDA), faculty and students recently took an innovative approach to producing the highly acclaimed play “In the Red and Brown Water,” which draws...

Performing and Fine Arts Schools Bring People with Disabilities to the Forefront

Participation in the arts can be an empowering means of expression for many people, but it is a world that has not always been welcoming to those who are marginalized, including individuals with disabilities.  Traditionally,...

Theater Programs Work to Reduce Major Representation Gaps in the Industry

Despite gradual improvements in recent years, the theater industry is still severely lacking in racial and ethnic representation, both professionally and at the collegiate level. Nearly 63 percent of dramatic arts degrees awarded in...

University of Arizona College of Fine Arts Hosts Virtual Symposium Series on Asian Photography

A virtual symposium series launched this year at the University of Arizona College of Fine Arts (UArizona CFA) seeks to highlight photography from Asia and the ways in which this art has shaped culture...

University of Michigan Initiative Seeks to Improve Racial Equity in Classical Music

In an effort to improve racial equity in the field of classical music, the Michigan Orchestra Repertoire for Equity (MORE), an initiative by the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance (U-M...