The Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts is a unique and progressive blend of programs focused on educating students to research critically, evaluate, and produce creatively.
Dean: Collier B. Parker, M.F.A.
The programs of study in the Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts are designed to help students attain full development as creative problem solvers through the integration of studies in their majors with a liberal arts education. Accreditation by such organizations as the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), and the American Art Therapy Association enable students to acquire competencies necessary for a career in a variety of settings.
The programs in the Insalaco College of Creative and Performing Arts are designed to develop students' skills to successfully meet the continual challenge of a technological society and nurture values conducive to ethical and socially responsible behavior in the arts. In keeping with the mission and goals of Marywood University, the comprehensive education of the programs in visual art, communication arts, music, theatre, and dance, provides a framework for students to master the professional and ethical leadership skills necessary for various careers in their fields of study, while at the same time enables them to develop their highest human potential.
The opportunity for students to experience diverse creative processes through recitals, exhibits, productions, internships, technology projects, and other results-oriented activities, promote student self-discovery, self-evaluation, research, and presentation of products.
The programs are designed to:
Art, Communication Arts, Music Theatre and Dance Music.