Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

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Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

Supporting the Whole Student at Every Step

Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters

A Rich Array of Artistic and Educational Experiences

Welcome To The Cultural Hub Of South Florida
Explore. Enjoy. Partner With Us.

We invite you to explore a dynamic array of events, including lectures, exhibitions, concerts, dance and theatre…particularly our very own professional company, Theatre Lab. Consider partnering with us in one of our many endeavors spanning the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Be Inspired:
Lectures, Art, Music, Dance, Theatre, Films

New insights, learning and inspiration awaits you at the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. By attending our events, you enjoy world-class art, culture, entertainment and lifelong learning. At the same time, you’re also contributing to deserving efforts: helping the local South Florida economy, nourishing the work force, and supporting deserving educational and community programs.

Our mission is to ensure our students the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the real world. We ground them in important ideas and diverse perspectives and preparing thoughtful, creative, multi-disciplined citizens for today's workforce. Whether an engineering, business, or biomedical sciences major, all FAU students take classes from the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, making it one of the largest colleges with an enrollment of more than 4,300 students.

Join us at an upcoming event:

Lectures
Visual Arts and Exhibitions
Concerts
Film
Theatre and Dance
Living Room Theaters

NEWS ALL NEWS

Zager with the U.S. Ambassador to Thailand, Glyn T. Davies, at a celebration of 200 years of Friendship between the United States and Thailand
FAU Professor Produces Album in Thailand

Michael Zager, Dorothy F. Schmidt Eminent Scholar in the Performing Arts and founder of Florida Atlantic University’s Commercial Music Program and Hoot/Wisdom Recordings recently produced an album for the Royal Family of... more

Easy Virtue, Cabaret and a Big Band Concert at FAU this Summer
Easy Virtue, Cabaret and a Big Band Concert at FAU this Summer

FAU’s Department of Theatre and Dance has announced its summer lineup for Festival Repertory Theatre 2018. more

Barb Schmidt Fellowship
FAU Launches Student Activism Fellowship

High School students can apply for the fellowship and earn six FAU credits and a $1,000 stipend through weekend workshops and activities during 2018-19. more

MONKEYS SEE, MONKEYS DO CROSS SPECIES BOUNDARY
MONKEYS SEE, MONKEYS DO CROSS SPECIES BOUNDARY

“Jimmy” is a hybrid male monkey in the study group in Gombe National Park. (Photo credit: Maneno Mpongo / Gombe Hybrid Monkey Project) more

Cuban Courage
FAU Theatre Lab Presents - Cuban Courage

FAU Theatre Lab Presents presents Cuban Courage by Mark Walter Braswell. This musical tells the story of a child in Havana and his parents’ difficult decision to send him alone to Miami to keep him safe. more

 
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At the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, we help our students acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the real world. This means grounding them in important ideas and diverse perspectives. We offer an interdisciplinary approach to learning that reflects the global economy our students will enter after graduation with the objective of preparing thoughtful, creative, multi-disciplined citizens for today's workforce.

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