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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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Guest Artist to Give Lecture, Performance Jan. 29 at UW

January 22, 2016 — Julliard School-trained dancer and guest artist Pablo Francisco Ruvalcaba will present a lecture and performance Friday, Jan. 29, in the University of Wyoming College of Education auditorium. Both events are free and open to the public.

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UW Presents ‘Passage’ Dance Production Dec. 8-12

December 1, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance “Passage” dance performance can be seen Tuesday, Dec. 8-Saturday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts main stage.

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UW ‘Legacy of Light’ Production Set Nov. 10-15

November 3, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance fall season continues with the comedy “Legacy of Light” Nov. 10-14 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Main Stage.

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UW Opens New Theater with Comedy

September 30, 2015 — The 2015-16 University of Wyoming Theatre and Dance fall season opens with “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” Oct. 6-10 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 11 at 2 p.m.

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Vertical Dance and Lights Along the Shore Present ‘Set on Stone’ Sept. 9

September 3, 2015 — A first-of-its-kind vertical dance concert, titled “Set on Stone,” will take place Wednesday, Sept. 9, on the north face of the University of Wyoming Physical Sciences Building.

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UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Closes with Award-Winning Farce

July 1, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Snowy Range Summer Theatre concludes its 62nd season with “Mad Gravity,” a wacky new farce about living authentically and the meaning of life.

UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Presents ‘The Mountaintop’

June 17, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Snowy Range Summer Theatre continues the 2015 season with “The Mountaintop,” an imaginative and powerful depiction of the last night of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Opens with Broadway Hit ‘On Golden Pond’

June 2, 2015 — The University of Wyoming Snowy Range Summer Theatre kicks off its 62nd season with an award-winning play about a spirited and lovable couple in their twilight years.

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UW Snowy Range Summer Theatre Schedule Set

May 14, 2015 — A modern classic about a spirited and lovable couple in their twilight years, an imaginative and powerful depiction of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s last night on earth, and a wacky new farce about living authentically and the meaning of life round out the 62nd season of Snowy Range Summer Theatre.

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UW Theatre and Dance to Host Stage Combat Workshop

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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