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Eminent Artists-in-Residence|Department of Theatre and Dance

The Eminent Artist-in-Residence Endowment

In 2008, Wyoming's second state-endowed professorship, the Eminent-Artist-in-Residence, was funded by the Excellence in Higher Education Endowment through the Wyoming State Legislature, and awarded to UW's three Fine Arts departments - Art, Music, and Theatre & Dance - on a rotating basis.  The Wyoming State Legislature established the endowment in 2006 to create senior faculty positions for "highly distinguished scholars and teachers." The first endowed professorship went to UW’s MFA Program in Creative Writing.

To date, UW Theatre & Dance has hosted three Eminent-Artists-in-Residence, including:

AFLTS

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

Members of the celebrated Actors from the London Stage were in residency during spring 2015 to set three Shakespearean plays on UW THD students in the AFTLS style, and a touring group from AFTLS gave two performances of MACBETH in March.

THE SHAKESPEARE PROJECT

About the Actors From The London Stage

AFTLS Approach

AFTLS Players

About AS YOU LIKE IT

BTJ

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

Bill Bowers

2008-2009 Eminent-Artist-in-Residence, Bill Bowers

International mime sensation, professional director, and acclaimed Broadway actor Bill Bowers was the University of Wyoming's first "Eminent Artist-in-Residence" during the 2008-2009 academic year.

Bowers was in residence for seven weeks in Spring 2009 to create and perform in a world premiere physical theatre piece, HEY O KAH / HOK A HEY.

About Bill Bowers

HEYOKAH/HOKAHEY

IT GOES WITHOUT SAYING

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Join us for MACBETH featuring the ACTORS FROM THE LONDON STAGE

A troupe from the celebrated Actors From The London Stage will give two performances of MACBETH Saturday, March 7 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on the BCPA Main Stage.

Actors from the London Stage

AFTLS video
Hands-on learning with the Actors from the London Stage

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