Performing Arts & Arts Leadership

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Seattle U Choirs present "Hold On" & "One Foot In Front of the Other" from Justice Choir Songbook

Music Program

The music program offers opportunities for both vocal and instrumental musicians. The instrumental and choral groups perform alone and in various combinations at public concerts and university events throughout the academic year.

  • Interdisciplinary Arts with music emphasis (BA)
  • Music minor

Theatre Program

Offers classes in acting, theatre design, directing, theatre history and stage management, and playwriting. Students have the opportunity to work with experienced directors, playwrights, and sound, lighting, stage, and costume designers as well as Actors Equity performers. 

  • Theatre (BA)
  • Interdisciplinary Arts with theatre emphasis (BA)
  • Minor in Theatre Performance
  • Minor in Theatre Production

Arts Leadership Program

Providing future arts leaders with an opportunity to merge the latest management practices of nonprofit organizations with the specific skills necessary to lead complex arts organizations. MFA students get the opportunity work alongside arts management professionals in local performing and visual arts organizations. 

  • Master in Fine Arts in Arts Leadership (MFA)
  • Interdisciplinary Arts with arts leadership emphasis (BA)

"Since singing is so good a thing, I wish all men would learn to sing" --William Byrd (1535 - 1623)

find out more about the Seattle University Choirs


Claire Garoutte
Interim Chair, Performing Arts and Arts Leadership

Aly Bedford
Program Coordinator

Stefanie Fatooh
Director of Arts Programming

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