College of Fine Arts

Photos: FSU School of Theatre unveils two scenic exhibits before traveling to international showcase

On Jan. 12, 2023, Florida State University’s School of Theatre unveiled two scenic exhibits at the Richard G. Fallon Theatre, where guests stepped on stage and experienced the designs first-hand before the designs will make an international journey. Florida State University was chosen out of dozens of universities across the country as the build site […]

FSU dance students form connections with renowned choreographer during MANCC residency

A unique residency program gave Florida State University School of Dance students the opportunity to learn from a legend last fall. The Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC), a dance and choreographic research center in the FSU School of Dance, hosted renowned choreographer Dianne McIntyre as part of Living Legacy, a program created to […]

FSU awards honors medallions to fall 2022 graduates 

Florida State University awarded honors medallions to 68 high-achieving graduates during a Dec. 6 ceremony in the Alumni Center Ballroom. The FSU Honors Program supports the efforts and talents of the university’s most intellectually curious students who have the potential, dedication and drive for creating change. The ceremony included remarks by Paulette Curtis, associate dean of […]

FSU art therapy professor awarded American Art Therapy Association’s highest honor

A Florida State University Department of Art Education faculty member was recognized by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA) with an Honorary Lifetime Membership, the highest honor awarded by the organization. Dave Gussak, professor of art therapy, was recognized for accomplishments throughout his career, which has spanned over 30 years — more than 20 of […]

FSU Art History professor carves out stunning Ph.D. classroom in Türkiye 

Türkiye is home to more than 600 churches carved directly out of rock and volcanic ash. These places of worship, located in the mountainous Cappadocia region, are remnants of a once-flourishing Byzantine Empire. A Florida State University professor and her graduate students traveled to Türkiye in August to establish records of the churches before the […]

FSU School of Dance to present an evening of ‘incredible athleticism and artistry’

Florida State University’s School of Dance will present “An Evening of Dance,” an annual event to showcase the inventive choreography and diverse performance talent of the university’s students and faculty. Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 4-5 in the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theatre in Montgomery Hall, located on the FSU campus. School […]

FSU Pride Alumni Network reception to feature Museum of Fine Arts special exhibit

The Florida State University Alumni Association’s Pride Alumni Network will host a networking reception at the FSU Museum of Fine Arts, where attendees can meet board members, students and alumni while viewing a local LGBTQ+ exhibit. The museum will offer guided tours of “It’s A Lot Like Falling in Love: Legacies of Naiad Press and […]

‘Sweet Charity’ to kick off School of Theatre at FSU’s 2022-23 season

The School of Theatre at Florida State University unveils a 2022-23 season that features a combination of Broadway dance and comedy, thought-provoking plays and technicolor Theatre for Young Audiences performances — highlighting the talents of one of the world’s top drama programs. The season begins Oct. 14-23 with “Sweet Charity,” a quirky romance with Bob […]

FSU Dance students prepare for ‘amazing opportunity’ in Opening Nights event 

Three Florida State University School of Dance students have been selected to perform with staibdance, a nationally recognized contemporary dance company known for combining intense physical-movement vocabulary with traditional Iranian dance. April Chinea, Elise St. Cyr and Marielle Richardson will join staibdance members to perform “fence” on Sept. 21–22 at the Nancy Smith Fichter Dance […]

Florida State University launches Festival of the Creative Arts

The Florida State University Office of Research presents the Festival of the Creative Arts, a campus-wide collaborative event highlighting the diverse voices, talents and creativity of FSU faculty and students. Departments from across campus will come together Oct. 6-9, to celebrate the innovation and diversity that results from combining various modes of expression and subjects […]