Students working on a video production set.

Explore your interests at Daytona State

The Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art is a dynamic and exciting area that allows students to unleaash their creativity and passion. The college houses the School of Humanities and the School of Digital Media Production.   

Programs in the School of Humanities include:

  • Dance
  • Humanities
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Studio Arts
  • Theater
  • World Languages
  • World Religions 

Programs in the School of Digital Media Production include:

  • Broadcast Television Production 
  • Digital and Interactive Media Production
  • Music Production Technology
  • Photography Technology
ballet dancer


If you are interested in gaining performance experience, you may audition for the College Dance Theatre. The company is a primarily modern based group that also performs jazz and ballet. The Dance Theatre produces one concert each semester on campus plus community presentations. The curriculum of study in dance focuses on technique and theory. 

 Dance includes the disciplines of:

  • Ballet
  • Composition
  • Jazz
  • Modern
  • Musical Theater Dance
  • Tap
  • Stretch and Placement
actors on stage performing Sister Act play


With an award winning drama program, theater arts at Daytona State welcomes you with a friendly, collaborative atmosphere, close contact with faculty and staff, and small classes with individual attention. We offer a variety of courses including acting, directing, stagecraft, improv, as well as vocal performance. You can also participate in one of our four annual mainstage productions, class showcases and student improv club.
conductor of orchestra


Whether you are looking to major in music or simply want to take part in a fulfilling elective, this program has quality courses and experienced faculty to help you achieve your goals. A wide-ranging curriculum includes music theory, music appreciation and applied music lessons on most instruments and voice.

Students in a drawing class

Studio Arts

Explore your creative side within our studio arts department. We offer Drawing, Painting, Design and Ceramic classes in our spacious, well-equipped studios. Art scholarships are available along with additional scholarships for veterans and their dependents.   

students in a audio technology class

Music Production

With a degree in music production you will be well-qualified to work as a recording engineer, music producer, broadcast technician, event coordinator or work in booking and promotion, live sound production, tour production,audio video post, or work for a record company or music publisher or any field associated with the music industry.     
Trent Berning

Trent Berning

Chair - School of Humanities

Bradley Moody

Bradley Moody

Chair - School of Digital Media Production