Marian Smith, School of Music and Dance

Marian Smith

Practice Areas: Music and Dance History, Ballet

Marian Smith is an academic expert in music and dance history and ballet. At the University of Oregon, she is a professor of music. Marian is interested in the historical performance of ballet, 19th-century ballet classics, Tchaikovsky ballets, opera and the history of music. Frequently interviewed by dance critics, Marian has published two books as well as articles in both music and dance journals.

Contact: | 541-346-3784


Recent Media:
UO musicologist awarded prestigious fellowship (UO School of Music and Dance, March 10, 2016)
Research Spotlight: Marian Smith, Musicology (UO School of Music and Dance, Jan. 5, 2015)
A Buried Past Springing Into the Light (The New York Times, Dec. 15, 2014)
At 170, a Venerable Ballet Returns to Its (Quicker) Roots (The New York Times, June 6, 2011)