Department of Fine & Performing Arts

Build your talent to create, connect and inspire.

The visual and performing arts are highly competitive fields and having a strong foundation of professional training is critical. In Bowie State’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts, students prepare for success in the Fine and Performing Arts Center—a beautiful space featuring a movement studio, band room, only Steinway piano rooms and rehearsal studios, a recital hall, a multimedia recording studio, digital media labs, Studio Ayoka Chenzira, a stop-motion animation studio powered by Laika, fashion design studio and costume shop, film/video edit suite, digital music production lab, visual arts and design studios for painting, printmaking, ceramics, photography and more, as well as the Dionne Warwick Theater and Black Box Theater. Additionally, our award-winning faculty provide a holistic education that produces empowered graduates prepared to meet the challenges of their discipline, stay abreast of technology and embrace diversity.

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  • Whether your interest lies in performance or production, our award-winning faculty will prepare you for a successful career in theatre. Learn More

  • Align your passion and your educational goals in one of our art or music programs. Learn More

  • Expand your career opportunities with a program that combines design, technology and media. Learn More