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Department of Theatre and Dance


2016-2017 Production Season

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. 

2016-2017 Season Brochure

2016-2017 Season Description


Annual Guest Artist/Eminent Artist Series

The Department hosts an annual Guest Artist Series each year, and the Eminent-Artist-Residence every third year, with support from the Excellence in Higher Education Endowment through the Wyoming State Legislature.  To date, we have hosted top-notch professionals in the performance, technical and design, and playwriting fields, to lead workshops and master classes and to perform.

Guest Artist Series

Eminent Artists-in-Residence

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2016 Snowy Range Summer Theatre & Snowy Range Summer Dance Festival

Check out the theatre and dance offerings throughout the summer season.

2016 Summer Theatre

2016 Summer Dance Festival


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

The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance is proud to announce that we will host artists from the Dance Theatre of Harlem as our 2017-2018 Eminent Artists-in-Residence!

We 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


This dance-theatre twist on Bram Stoker's masterwork portrays the wonder, desire, and terror of “Dracula,” a story of passion and courage that takes us from the mystery-shrouded depths of Transylvania to the stylishly steam-punked streets of London.

Scholarly spotlight: Marsha Knight and THE NUTCRACKER


Check out the WORKING promo!

WORKING runs April 22 - 27 on the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts Main Stage


Thanks for coming out to MOVEMENT LANDSCAPES March 6 - 8!

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Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2198

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