Student singing on stage.

The Arts at Daytona State College!

Here you'll find information about our programs including Associate of Science and Certificate Programs in Music Production (Audio Recording Technology) and information about our upcoming drama, visual arts, and musical performances. Performances are free to Daytona State College students, Faculty and Staff! 

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, theatre arts at Daytona State welcomes you with a friendly, collaborative atmosphere, close contact with faculty and staff, and small classes with individual attention. You can participate in one of our four annual mainstage productions, class showcases and student improv club! DSC also offers a variety of courses including acting, directing, stagecraft, improv, as well as vocal performance.
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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.

Call for Ensemble Community Members:

The Mike Curb College of Music, Entertainment and Art at Daytona State College is seeking community membership in its instrumental ensembles for the 2022-23 academic season. The specific ensembles are the Symphonic Band, Civic Orchestra, and Jazz Ensemble. Musician/members should be able to play their instrument at the high school level or higher and be able to read music. The Symphonic Band will begin rehearsing on Monday August 29 at 7:00pm, the Civic Orchestra on Tuesday August 30 at 7:00pm and the Jazz Ensemble on Wednesday August 31 at 7:00pm. All rehearsals will be held on the main campus of Daytona State College in Building 230, Room 103. If interested please attend the first day of rehearsal. For additional information, please contact Peter Waidelich, Director of Instrumental Music at or at 386-506-4690.

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 available along with 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.