Imagine. Create. Grow.
The visual and performing arts are well-established and respected programs at Texas A&M. Effective September 1, 2022, our Dance Science, Performance Studies, and Visualization programs are joining forces—and over time, significantly expanding—to combine these strengths with world-renowned Aggie expertise in science, engineering, and technology. The result: students will gain the practical, real-world skills and theoretical frameworks needed to become leaders in the highly competitive fine arts world of the 21st century. The School of Performance, Visualization and Fine Arts is for students who love to imagine, create, learn, and grow. It’s for those who love to explore new ways of seeing the world and who understand the magic that can happen when beauty and technology merge. Leading this new program will be faculty and staff with significant experience working at the intersection of theory and practice across the arts, sciences, and technology. They include dancers, directors, computer graphics engineers, composers, art historians, sound technologists—and much more. What else is ahead? One priority is a new, $175 million, state-of-the-art performing arts building that will also be a hub of engagement, creation, and discovery for future generations of Aggies in the fine arts. We can’t wait to get started, and we hope you’ll be part of our journey.
By the Numbers
national public universities for a superior education at an affordable cost (Fiske Guide to Colleges, 2021)
best college in Texas (Money Magazine, 2020)
best school in Texas for animation (2023)
Explore Our Disciplines
Choose one of our disciplines to focus your creative energies.
Texas A&M dance programs educate students in the art and science of dance. We offer a personalized approach to dance training through hands-on, field-based experiences including technical production, dance science research and Pilates.Explore Dance Science Programs
Performance Studies is interested in what performance reveals about human experience and culture. Our department is distinctive in its integration of music, film, and theatre, but we also explore other cultural expressions, from religious events to sports and games.Explore Performance Studies Programs
Our visualization programs produce leaders in fields where art and science merge. Marked for its experimental and precise approach to design, our curriculum produces technical artists through cross-disciplinary coursework.Explore Visualization Programs