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Nancy Smith Fichter

Published April 15, 2015

Nancy Smith Fichter
Professor Emerita
School of Dance


Nancy Smith Fichter retired in 1997 after a 45-year life in dance. The Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theatre is named in her honor. For 33 years she was chairperson of the Department of Dance. Dr. Fichter has created over 90 works for FSU and other companies. She is a founder and past president of the Council of Dance Administrators, among many national honors.


Bachelor of Arts, Florida State University
Master of Arts in English, Florida State University
Doctor of Philosophy in Dance and Related Arts, Texas Woman’s University
Connecticut College School of Dance
Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance

Teaching Areas

Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor