Where Can You Go?

Our alumni are playwrights, actors, dancers, stagemanagers, choreographers, directors, designers and teachers. They have applied their skills to diverse careers, including law, advertising, television, film, government and education. The education and training they received in our program prepared them for successful careers throughout the country and throughout the world. Where can you go after graduation? Anywhere you want to. 

Keep up with Alumni on the Alumni Facebook Group by clicking the link to the right. 


Alumna Erin Darke Finds Success on Stage and Screen

We are proud of Erin's recent successes in major motion pictures and in an off-Broadway play. Erin graduated with a B.F.A. in Theatre Performance in 2005. See recent article by UM-Flint's writer Robert Gold by clicking 'more'. 

Cameron Knight featured on "Living the Dream" podcast

Cameron Knight (BFA 2004) was featured on howlround.com recently in a podcast series titled "Living the Dream". Knight is now a professor of Shakespeare & Heightened Text at the Theatre School at DePaul University. 


There are several ways you can contribute directly to the success of Theatre & Dance students.


Brian McDonald Scholarship Endowment

Gifts to this need and merit-based scholarship will provide financial assistance to Performing Arts students.

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UM-Flint Theatre and Dance Friends Scholarship

Your gift to this scholarship will provide financial assistance to students majoring in Theatre and Dance.

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Stephen Landon Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2012 to honor the memory of Stephen Landon, this need-based scholarship supports full-time students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Theatre Design and Technology.

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Kay Sampson Kelly Theatre Merit Scholarship Endowment 

Established by Kay Sampson Kelly, this scholarship provides tuition assistance to non-traditional students enrolled in the Theatre program at UM-FLint.

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Shakespeare Club of Flint Scholarship 

Your gift to this merit-based scholarship will benefit a Theatre or English student with an established interest in Shakespearian studies.

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Jeffrey F. Garfield Scholarship Endowment 

Gifts to this need and merit-based scholarship will provide tuition assistance to students majoring in Music Performance or Theatre Performance.

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Flint Theatre Department Gifts 

This fund enables the Department of Theatre and Dance to direct resources where they are most immediately needed. Funding is used to support students and faculty, new and current programs, and priority initiatives.

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University of Michigan-Flint Carolyn M. Gillespie Fund for Theatre & Dance

Gifts support the Department of Theatre and Dance with special initiatives such as the hiring of guest artists, support of special projects or programming, international initiatives, travel for staff and adjunct faculty, and student scholarships.

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Please consider including the University of Michigan – Flint and the Department of Theatre and Dance in your estate plans. A charitable bequest is one way you can express your wishes and commemorate your philanthropic legacy. Many alumni and friends like to leave a gift to the university in their will or trust because it is one of the easiest ways to make a gift. For more information, please contact Melissa Stephens-Farrell: (810) 424-5480 or msfarrel@umich.edu.