The School of Theatre & Dance is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST) and is a member of the Association for Theatre in Higher Education (ATHE) and the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT). The school is housed in the Performing Arts and Radio/Television Center, which includes three theatre/dance performance spaces. The program is production-oriented with approximately ten major productions presented each year including contemporary, historical, period, musical, and experimental plays, as well as dance showcases and concerts. Montana Repertory Theatre and the CoMotion Dance Project, professional touring companies based at UM, often involve students both on and off stage. The faculty is strong, possessing a diversity of educational and professional theatre and dance backgrounds.