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There are many ways for students to get involved in the performing arts at UCF no matter their major. 


Theatre UCF presents a season of about six productions each year and present a new play festival called Pegasus PlayLab each summer. Auditions are typically held three times per year and are open to all UCF students. If cast in a show, students will register for a course to be part of the production. For more information visit

There are also several student-run theatre groups: 

  • Project Spotlight – This student-run organization is dedicated to giving all majors a chance to take part in productions and to developing new works through One Act Festivals, Ten Minute Play Competitions and participation in UCF Celebrates the Arts.  
  • QSO Improv – A student-run sketch comedy group. 


Large music ensembles are open to all UCF students. Ensembles include bands, orchestra, choirs, opera and jazz. Some ensembles require an audition while others only require students to register for the course. All ensembles require participants to register for the corresponding course. 

To learn more visit and if you are interested in joining an ensemble, please fill out the ensemble interest form to receive the most current information on how to participate. 

Courses for non-majors 

Courses for non-majors in music, theatre and dance provide students opportunities to continue to learn about the performing arts in hands-on classes. Please visit the course catalog to see which courses for non-majors are currently being offered.