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The University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance invites you to our Fall Intensive!  


SEPTEMBER 20 - 21, 2024 

Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts  

University of Wyoming Campus, Laramie, WY 82071

General Information 

The Department of Theatre and Dance is thrilled to invite Wyoming High School students to our 2024 Fall Intensive.  This intensive is designed for outstanding high school students who are passionate about dance, theatre, and the performing arts, and who want to expand their skills in fun and exciting ways.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of focused and intensive workshops, information sessions, and studio classes in a multitude of areas (see the tracks listed below) with our amazing UWYO faculty. 

Specialty Tracks:
    • Dance – Workshops in a variety of dance techniques (ballet, jazz, modern, and more) as well as improvisation, movement and media, and audition techniques.

    • Design and Tech – Workshops in design, technology, and stage management, as well as State Thespian Individual Event preparation, and college interview portfolio preparation. 

    • Theatre - Performance area workshops in Acting, Musical Theatre, Voice, Movement, and Audition Preparation 

The full schedule of events will be available in late summer 2024.


The cost for the Theatre and Dance Fall Intensive, including meals and materials, is $10 per student for the one day session, or $20 per student for the full two day session. You are responsible for the procurement of your own lodging, if you chose to do so.

One day registration includes:

    • Event registration beginning Friday morning at ~10:00 am

    • Workshops and sessions throughout Friday morning and afternoon

    • An early dinner for all participants

Two day registration includes the following (in addition to the items listed above):

    • Breakfast on Saturday morning for all participants

    • More workshops and sessions through Saturday morning

    • Focus on college preparation and information sessions for interested students

You will receive a detailed itinerary via email closer to the event – schedule is subject to change based on participant interests.


Register Now!

To register students, FIRST please complete this registration form.

THEN, instructors must download a roster template. After completion of the roster,  EMAIL your student lists with First & Last Name and their ranked specialty track choices to Lexis Hamilton at

BOTH the registration form and roster must be submitted before registration is considered to be complete.

Please include any food allergies the student may have (please note we may not be able to accommodate all requests).

Registration is now open; payment can be remitted  AFTER July 1, 2024. (Registrants will be notifed and sent a link for payment once it opens.)

Please address questions or concerns about registration and payment to Lexis Hamilton at

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: September 10, 2024!

Cancellation Policy: If cancellations are received AFTER September 10, 2024 you will still be required to pay the full invoiced fee!


Minors on Campus Forms

Once your group is registered, instructors must complete requisite Minors on Campus forms for each student participant, including the University of Wyoming Youth Program Release, Assumption of Risk and Agreement to Hold Harmless and the Model Release Form.

These forms should be scanned and submitted to Lexis Hamilton at prior to the intensive or submitted in person no later than the first day of the intensive. Your students will not be allowed to participate in the intensive without these forms.

Departmental Scholarship Audition/Interviews  

The Department of Theatre and Dance offers opportunities throughout the academic year for incoming students to audition for talent-based departmental scholarships.

Interested students can obtain more detailed information at the 2024 Fall Intensive, or contact Theatre & Dance faculty directly using the information listed at the bottom of this page. Faculty can provide ia link to complete your theatre and dance scholarship application and a list of supplemental materials you will need for scholarship consideration.  

Theatre and Dance departmental scholarships can be added to other UW financial incentives. Please be sure apply to the University of Wyoming in advance of or soon after completing the Theatre & Dance scholarship audition/interview process in order to be considered.   


Helpful Scholarship Information

Plan Your Visit  

Explore Wyoming's spirited offbeat college town, with an abundance of outdoor recreation, deep western roots, and a vibrant cultural scene at 7,220 feet. Located about 2 hours’ drive from Denver, Colorado, Laramie is home to the state of Wyoming’s only four-year university. We can’t wait to show you all Laramie has to offer during your visit.   

Feel free to schedule a personalized campus tour directly with Admissions, or attend one of our Open House campus tours with other prospective Theatre and Dance students.  


Helpful Links:  

Can’t make it in the Fall? Already planning to visit at another time? 

Let us know when you will be visiting campus, and we can set up some time for you to meet our current students and faculty while you are here. 


Can’t make it to campus, but still want to be considered for Theatre and Dance scholarships? 

Let us know, and we can get you set up to complete your scholarship application digitally! 

Please contact us! We’re eager to help.  


Contact Us

Dept. of Theatre and Dance

Dept. 3951

1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2199


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