The mission of the Department of Visual and Theatre Arts is to provide educational, artistic and cultural opportunities for the students of the University and the people of West Tennessee. The faculty and students serve the area through a quality undergraduate professional arts program with performances and exhibits enhancing the aesthetic and cultural awareness of the campus and region while preparing students for careers in the arts, teaching and for advanced study. The department engages in scholarly activity that fosters artistic integrity, scholarship and an appreciation for continued learning.
Dance Education Program
Students in the Dance Program at The University of Tennessee at Martin have many options for studying dance.
A series of original plays written by students in the playwriting classes are presented in the spring. These performances are directed by students from the directing classes.