Performing Arts Division

Our Performing Arts Division creates opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, innovative education and world-class performances. We will give you the experience, knowledge, and skills needed to excel. Our faculty will guide your development as a performer and train you to be a 21st-century artist.


Theater Seats

Our Miller Performing Arts Center and Black Box Theater are cultural focal points for the region and have seating for 700+.


Programs to Mix & Match

Work with areas such as visual art, environmental studies, sound design, music, performance art and theater. You can also take advantage of our 47 majors and 65 minors you can mix & match.


Master of Business Administration

You can graduate from Alfred University with your Bachelor's AND Master's in Business Administration in five years with our College of Business's 4+1 MBA program.

Program Major Minor Degree Additional Info
Dance Unavailable Available
Music Available Available BA
Performance Design and Technology Unavailable Available
Theatre Available Available BA

BA - Bachelor of Arts BS - Bachelor of Science BFA - Bachelor of Fine Arts

* Corning Community College degree completion program

Program Masters Doctorate Certificate Additional Info

MA - Master of Arts MS - Master of Science MS Ed - Master of Science in Education MBA - Master of Business Administration MFA - Master of Fine Arts MPA - Master of Public Administration

PhD- Doctorate of Philosophy PsyD- Doctorate of Psychology

CAS- Certificate of Advanced Study

* Corning Community College degree completion program

** CITE / New York City Low Residency Program

MostArts Festival musicians on stage

The MostArts Festival

The MostArts Festival features the brilliance of timeless classical music performed by world class musicians, the Young Pianist Competition, daily chamber series, evening concert series and the vibrant world of Alfred art.

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Performing Arts Student Stories

Jason Dearing

*Props* to you, Jason! (Sculpture/Dimensional Studies, Performance Design Tech)

"Combining my interests in fine art and theater, I seek to blur the line that has long separated the two areas by employing my traditional art skills and knowledge into my theatrical design work."

Jason Dearing, 2016
Find out more about Jason

Performing Arts Faculty

Performing Arts Events

We are committed to providing a wide variety of entertainment and cultural activities for the residents in the Southern Tier of New York and beyond. Alfred University has become a community gathering place, providing a focus for the performing arts unique to the region.

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Performing Arts Facilities

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D. Chase Angier

Performing Arts Division Chair & Professor of Dance
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