RIC Music, Theatre and Dance

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On stage, online, or in the classroom, our students study with the best artist/teachers in New England. 

Explore Music, Theater and Dance at Rhode Island College

Ready to Enter the Arts

By putting theory into practice, our students have opportunities to perform, sharpen their skills, and work one-on-one with supportive faculty. Our students are prepared for successful careers as performers, scholars, and educators - without the debt.



Music Programs Theatre Program Dance Program


Performance is your passion. Pursue it. You do not need to wait to be admitted to RIC in order to audition, but we recommend that you at least have your Admissions application completed by your audition date. Please check back soon for the audition schedule.

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Music, Theatre and Dance in the News

Concert Chorus

The RIC Concert Chorus Just Made History with a Grammy Consideration

Rhode Island College Impact

"We are a small institution and yet we have a disproportionate amount of internationally famous performing artists who graduate from here. I cannot tell you how proud I am of the hard work and talent of our students." — Conductor Teresa Coffman

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Miranda Scholarship Winners

Lin-Manuel Miranda's scholarship supports first-generation and underrepresented students in the performing arts.