April 29, 2015 — Intensive stage combat instruction in a variety of styles, including swashbuckling sword work, down and dirty knife fighting, cowboy gun-spinning and more will be offered during the UWYO Stage Combat Workshop May 9-10 in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts.
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Welcome to the Department of Theatre and Dance!
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.
April 22, 2015 — Leonard Bernstein’s high-spirited comic opera “Candide” closes out the 2014-15 University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance production season.
April 1, 2015 — “The Beast With Three Backs” troupe will present its critically acclaimed piece "Hell To Pay" April 9-10 at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Studio Theatre.
March 26, 2015 — Original works that incorporate contemporary modern dance, ballet and vertical dance will be presented Tuesday, March 31-Friday, April 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Studio Theatre.
March 17, 2015 — Two University of Wyoming students won first-place honors at a regional theater festival and will compete for national honors at next month’s national festival at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
February 27, 2015 — Actors From The London Stage (AFTLS), a self-directed ensemble of five professional British actors, will appear in William Shakespeare’s tragedy, “Macbeth,” Saturday, March 7, at the University of Wyoming. The UW Department of Theatre and Dance sponsors the two productions.
February 26, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance, in partnership with Wyoming PBS and Wyoming Public Media, will bring four of the Bard’s beloved plays to various Wyoming communities in March with the tours of “The Shakespeare Project” and “Macbeth.”
February 20, 2015 — A Shakespearean mini-festival is scheduled when the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance presents “The Shakespeare Project.” Three of the Bard’s beloved comedies will be produced in rotation over six nights.
December 2, 2014 — The timeless classic “The Nutcracker” -- with a Laramie and Western theme -- will be performed Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 11-13, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 14, at 2 p.m. in the University of Wyoming College of Arts and Sciences auditorium.
October 24, 2014 — “The Liar,” an uproarious reworking of Pierre Corneille’s classic 17th century farce by American playwright David Ives, runs Nov. 4-8 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Studio Theatre.