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Department of Theatre and Dance

2018-2019 Dept. of Theatre & Dance Production Season


Below the Navel, Above the Knees (COMEDY)

Written & directed by William Missouri Downs

October 3-6, 11-13, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
BCPA Studio Theatre

From the co-creator of FASCISM THE MUSICAL comes this provocative new fish-out-of-water comedy examining faith, reason, and our divided country.

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The Rhinoceros (CLASSIC)

Written by Eugene Ionesco
Directed by Patrick Konesko

November 6 - 10, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
November 11, 2018, 2:00 p.m.
Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre

Regarded as one of the landmark plays of the 20th century, RHINOCEROS explores how extreme social conformity and self-delusion can lead even the most civilized among us can succumb to mass hysteria.

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The Nutcracker (BALLET)

Directed by Marsha Knight
Choreographed by Marsha Knight and Jennifer Deckert
Conducted by Michael Griffith

December 6- 8, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
December 9, 2018, 2:00 p.m.Arts & Sciences Auditorium

This classic ballet about a young girl who receives a nutcracker for Christmas that spurs her fantastical dream is a favorite family holiday tradition. 

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Directed by Leigh Selting, Michael Hancey, Seán Stone, Patrick Konesko

February 11-15, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre

This collaborative evening of scenes, songs, and dances showcases the best and brightest performers from UW Theatre and Dance and Laramie High School.

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Spring to Dance (DANCE)

Choreographed by Jennifer L. Deckert, Margaret Wilson, & André Megerdichian

March 7 -9, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Main Stage

This full-length collaborative concert features new works by UW dance faculty, as well as José Limón’s 1964 work “Choreographic Offering,” Limón artist Jesse Obrenski’s new work "Courage."

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The Robber Bridegroom (BLUEGRASS MUSICAL)

Book & lyrics by Alred Urhy
Music by Robert Waldman
Directed by Leigh Selting

April 30 - May 4, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
May 5, 2:00 p.m.

Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Thrust Theatre

This irresistibly catchy and wildly funny bluegrass musical from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “Driving Miss Daisy” follows Jamie Lockhart, gentleman by day and rascally robber of the woods by night, as he courts Rosamund, the only daughter of the richest planter in the country.

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