WHO WE ARE
UAA Department of Music
With an impressive breadth and depth of talent at the undergraduate level, and an internationally recognized music faculty, the UAA Department of Music is a dynamic contributor to the cultural climate in Southcentral Alaska. Dedicated to providing leadership in the musical arts for the state of Alaska, UAA serves as an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Through teaching, performance, recordings, composition, publication, community outreach, and other creative and service-oriented endeavors related to the field of music the Department of Music provides leadership in the musical arts for the state of Alaska.
UAA Department of Theatre and Dance
Production is at the very center of our award-winning Theatre and Dance program. Each season UAA Theatre and Dance produces four plays and two dance concerts on its "modified thrust" Mainstage, and in the Jerry Harper Studio Theatre, a fully-equipped, black-box space. Student-directed scenes, one-acts, and full-length plays are also presented yearly in the Harper. Department plays are cast at open auditions and on average more than 100 majors, non-majors and members of the community are involved in our productions each year.
UAA Department of Art
The UAA Department of Art prepares and empowers students to use their artistic abilities to make a difference in our community. Our faculty are dedicated to creating an engaging curriculum that emphasizes the development of theories, skills and sensitivities essential to the professional artist and designer.
In addition to gaining a solid technical foundation, you will also learn communication, analytical thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as self discipline, focus and responsibility. Our goal is to train students to be successful, well-rounded artists and good citizens who contribute to the continuity of our vibrant culture.
For general information or questions about tickets and events, please call us at (907) 786-4TIX or send us an email.
The UAA Fine & Performing Arts Box Office is open 2 hours before every ticketed event.