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College of Fine Arts

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  • Art + Design

    Emphasizing scholarly and creative research, our innovative programs reflect contemporary practices that are responsive to the dynamic field of the visual arts, preparing students for enduring careers in the arts and beyond.

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  • Music

    With a focus on creating confident, creative, and skilled professional musicians, our programs are designed to enhance musical knowledge and skill through participation in a wide variety of courses, studies, ensembles, and field experiences.

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  • Theater

    Hone your craft through imagination, discipline, and conviction. We challenge our students to engage critically and creatively with research, the arts, and the world to prepare them for leadership roles as artists and citizens.

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  • Dance

    Join us to engage in choreography, performance and production, integrated with theoretical, historical, cultural and practical studies in dance. We cultivate an understanding and practice of collaboration, which encompasses communication, creativity, diversity, and adaptability that facilitate living in a complex world.

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  • Film

    Since its beginning in the 1970s, the Film program has been preparing students for film and video careers in higher education, and for success in the motion picture and television industry. Join our award-winning professional faculty and superb facilities and equipment rivaled by no other program in Ohio or the region.

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  • Interdisciplinary Arts

    Explore the dynamic world of interdisciplinary scholarship and creation— we ask complex or vexing questions that cannot be answered adequately within the boundaries of any single discipline, within the field of the arts.

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    College of Fine Arts’ Schools of Music and Theater add three world-class musical theater professionals to their ranks 

    September 16, 2020

    The new normal of meeting virtually has allowed both schools to broaden their hiring search for vocal instructors and, as a result, have welcomed world-class Broadway actors-vocalists to their ranks.

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    OHIO professor receives award from international tuba-euphonium festival

    September 11, 2020

    Dr. Jason Roland Smith, professor of tuba and euphonium in the School of Music, was awarded the 2020 Gold Medallion Award by the Leonard Falcone International Tuba and Euphonium Festival during its virtual festival on Aug. 8

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    A Look Inside Phase One

    September 2, 2020

    An interview with Director of The School of Film Steve Ross, and MFA Thesis students meeting in the Film Building for a synchronous editing class with

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    Tantrum’s “Stories of COVID” bring a voice to Athens’ African American community

    August 21, 2020

    Throughout the summer, Tantrum Theater, Ohio University’s professional theater company, in partnership with the Racial Equity Coalition of the Athens Foundation, produced a series of short-form audio interviews with members of Athens’ African American community, bringing their voices and stories

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