Kean’s School of Fine and Performing Arts is home to three conservatories dedicated to the study and practice of the visual and performing arts. Students enrolled in Kean’s Theatre Conservatory, Conservatory of Fine Arts and Conservatory of Music work alongside professional artists, honing their craft and expanding their knowledge.
Study masterworks of the past and devise your own. Classes are available in acting, directing, playwriting, dramaturgy, theatre technology, costume, lighting and set design. Kean theatre students can also work on productions for Premiere Stages, Kean’s resident Equity theatre company.
Study music theory, music education, composition and performance. Students in Kean’s Music Conservatory have opportunities to perform in world-class concert halls alongside renowned artists.
Conservatory of Music graduates are working in classrooms, concert halls and recording studios across the country, advancing the arts and education.
Fine Arts Conservatory
Prepare for a career as a professional artist or arts instructor at Kean’s Conservatory of Fine Arts. Kean Fine Arts students learn to work in a variety of mediums, refining their skills and acquiring a solid foundation for professional success.
Kean Fine Arts professors are exhibiting at museums around the world, and are in permanent collections such as the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Undergraduate degrees in the School of Fine and Performing Arts: