About Us

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 music community in 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, the UAA Theatre and Dance Department produces up to four plays and two dance performances on the Mainstage and the Jerry Harper Studio Theatre. Additionally, student-directed scenes, one-acts, and full-length plays are also presented throughout the year in the Harper Studio. 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 stand out and make a difference in the professional world. 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, students also learn communication and analytical thinking skills, as well as self discipline, focus and responsibility. Our goal is to train students to be successful, well-rounded artists and active 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 (4849) or send us an email
  • The UAA Performing and Fine Arts box office is open 1.5 hours before every ticketed event.