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Department of Music and Theatre

Welcome to the Department of Music and Theatre at CSU, Chico!

Temporary Virtual Services

The Music and Theatre Department office is available online and by email through Fall 2020 or until further notice. All information will be provided through email. Monitor your Wildcat email regularly and the FAQ's page

Note: Any information suggesting in-person events such as sign-ups, auditions, or group participation will be virtual and announced in class and/or by Wildcat email.

The mission of the Department of Music and Theatre is to provide our students with opportunities to excel through disciplined study and practice in high-quality facilities, classes, performance ensembles and productions.

We seek to sustain the academic and artistic vitality of the performing and recording arts at California State University, Chico. We provide a fertile learning environment, which nurtures student creativity, Scholarship, diversity, and entrepreneurship, enhanced by the collaboration of students, faculty and staff. We promote the education, appreciation and enjoyment of the Arts on the campus and in the greater North State community.

If you have questions or would like to explore our many performance options and areas of study, please contact one of our advisors or our department office by email.


Wildcat email, Blackboard, and Zoom is where students will be contacted regarding syllabi, office hours procedure, assignments, tests and method of delivery of instruction.

Campus plans are changing regularly and we will update information as we receive it.

Deadlines & Campus Events
September 18
Census Deadline: No adding, dropping of classes, or changing of grade option beyond this date without a serious and compelling reason approved by the instructor, department chair, and college dean. Financial aid may be adjusted based on less than full time enrollment at census date.

Fall 2020 are complete

Spring 2021 TBA

SOTA and Chico Performances
Read the Orion article by Kelsey Ogle.