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2022 Snowy Range Summer Festival

2022 Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival

2022 Snowy Range Summer Theatre Season


2021-2022 Production Season

Typically, each year, we produce six main season shows, including four theatre pieces and two dance concerts. Our season offers a lively mix of contemporary plays, the classics and Shakespeare, exciting new works, musicals and operas, and a range of modern dance, ballet, jazz, and vertical dance selections.

Get the Season 2021-2021 Poster/Mailer

Read the Season 2021-2021 Show Descriptions


Guest Artist/Eminent Artist Series

From 2008 through spring 2018, the Department hosted an annual Guest Artist Series, and the Eminent-Artist-Residence every third year, with support from the Excellence in Higher Education Endowment through the Wyoming State Legislature.  The series featured top-notch professionals in the performance, technical and design, and playwriting fields, who led workshops and master classes for students and who performed.

Guest Artist Series

Eminent Artists-in-Residence

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2017-2018 Eminent Artists-in-Residence: DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM

The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance hosted artists from the Dance Theatre of Harlem, a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim, as our 2017-2018 Eminent Artists-in-Residence.

DTH Company members were onsite at UW for two weeks in September 2017, and DTH teaching artists Tai Jiminez and Charmaine Hunter were onsite throughout the fall emester to teach and set works on UW dancers from the DTH repertoire.

Public events included:

  • A special FREE performance for area schools Friday, September 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the UW Arts & Sciences Auditorium;

  • Dance Theatre of Harlem's Dancing in Streets (all-inclusive event for students and faculty) on Friday, September 22 at 3:30 p.m. at the Simpson Plaza (weather permitting) or Coe Library Atrium;

  • The Company's Gala Concert for the public on Friday, September 29, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the UW Arts & Sciences Auditorium.

The DTH residency concluded with the dance concert FALL FOR DANCE, December 1 - 3, on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Main Stage


2014-2015 Eminent Artists-in-Residence: ACTORS FROM THE LONDON STAGE

The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance last hosted the Eminent-Artists-in-Residence during AY2014-2015, the celebrated Actors from the London Stage.

Members of AFTLS were in residency during spring 2015 for THE SHAKESPEARE PROJECT, in which they set three Shakespearean plays on our students in the AFTLS style.  The plays ran twice each March 1 - 6, and a touring group from AFTLS will gave two performances of MACBETH on March 7, 2015.


2011-2012 Eminent Artists-in-Residence: BILL T. JONES /ARNIE ZANE DANCE COMPANY

The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance was thrilled to host the celebrated Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company as the 2011-2012 Eminent Artists-in-Residence.

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company Residency

About the Company

About Bill T. Jones

About the BTJ/AZ Teaching Artists

Serenade/The Proposition Special Performance 

Contact Us

Dept. of Theatre and Dance

Dept. 3951

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2199


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