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Housing one of the most outstanding undergraduate theatre programs in the country, UW Theatre and Dance is dedicated to the advancement, practice, and understanding of theatre and dance arts.

Our mission is to prepare students effectively for professional careers in theatre, dance, motion pictures, or screenwriting and playwriting, as well as for graduate and professional schools through considerable hands-on and curricular training.

With small class sizes, dedicated faculty, excellent opportunities for practical experience, outstanding facilities, and a genuine focus on undergraduate training, UW Theatre and Dance offers you the best undergraduate education available.

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UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Presents 'Swingtime Canteen'

UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Presents 'Swingtime Canteen'

June 10, 2014 — The Snowy Range Summer Theatre season celebrates its 61st year with the University of Wyoming production of the Off-Broadway musical hit, “Swingtime Canteen,” a family-friendly 1940s-style USO show that will run nightly June 19-21 and June 26-28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Washington Park band shell.

UW Theatre and Dance Season Closes with Musical for and about Workers

UW Theatre and Dance Season Closes with Musical for and about Workers

April 11, 2014 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance 2013-14 production season draws to a close with “Working,” the popular musical adaptation of Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews with American workers.

Actors from the London Stage to Perform ‘As You Like It' at UW

Actors from the London Stage to Perform ‘As You Like It' at UW

March 25, 2014 — Actors from the London Stage, a self-directed ensemble of five professional British actors, will perform William Shakespeare’s free-spirited comedy “As You Like It” Friday and Saturday, April 4-5, at 7:30 p.m. on the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts main stage.

UW Presents Spring Dance Concert March 6-8

UW Presents Spring Dance Concert March 6-8

February 24, 2014 — Urban, modern, contemporary ballet, vertical dance and screendance pieces will be featured in the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance spring dance concert, "Movement Landscapes," March 6- 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the UW College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.

‘Middletown’ Staged Feb. 10-Feb. 14 at UW

January 31, 2014 — The deceptively small universe of an anywhere American town comes into high relief in “Middletown,” a gentle, moving and funny new play by Will Eno, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10-14 at the University of Wyoming.

‘Crooked’ Performed at UW Jan. 17-19

‘Crooked’ Performed at UW Jan. 17-19

January 14, 2014 — Catherine Trieschmann’s “Crooked,” a bittersweet coming-of-age story about the troubles and torments of an adolescent, can be seen at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18, and also at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19. The play will take place at the University of Wyoming’s Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Studio Theatre.

UW Performing Arts to Present Carmina Burana

UW Performing Arts to Present Carmina Burana

November 13, 2013 — Composer Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana,” a fusion of live orchestral and choral music, dance and drama, can be seen Tuesday, Nov. 19-Saturday, Nov. 23, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 24, at 2 p.m. on the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts main stage.

UW Production Features Ayn Rand in Original Play

UW Production Features Ayn Rand in Original Play

October 22, 2013 — Philosopher Ayn Rand comes to life in the University of Wyoming’s “An Evening with Ayn Rand,” a new play written and directed by UW Professor William Missouri Downs, Tuesday, Oct. 29-Saturday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Room 302 of the UW Classroom Building.

UW Theatre and Dance Presents 'Five Women Wearing the Same Dress'

September 24, 2013 — A bevy of bridesmaids runs riot during Alan Ball’s wedding reception in “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress,” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, Oct. 1-5, and at 2 p.m. Oct. 6, at the University of Wyoming’s Buchanan Center for Performing Arts Studio Theatre.

UW Presents Vertical Dance at Vedauwoo

UW Presents Vertical Dance at Vedauwoo

August 16, 2013 — The University of Wyoming’s 2013 Snowy Range Summer Theatre and Dance Festival concludes Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 24 and 25, with “Vertical Dance at Vedauwoo: Poetic Motion.”

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Coming JUNE 19 - 21 and JUNE 26 -28: SWINGTIME CANTEEN

It's London, 1944. Join MGM star Marian Ames and her all-girl band from the Hollywood Canteen for the rip-roaringest canteen show of them all.

Check out the WORKING promo!

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WORKING runs April 22 - 27 on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Main Stage

UW Theatre & Dance "Safety Dance"

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UW dancers show off their hard hat skills at the under construction Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts

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