Students perform in "Head Over Heels"

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Where the classroom meets the stage. We provide students with opportunities to put into practice the lessons they learn in our classrooms, from performance and technical skills to historical knowledge to the role of the arts in grappling with social and cultural change.

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Cabaret, Book by Joe Masteroff based on the play by John Van Druten and stories by Christopher Isherwood, Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb

April 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 2023, Stage Too!, Crafton-Preyer Theatre

Willkommen to the Kit Kat Klub. In this provocative, multiple Tony Award-winning musical, the euphoria of free expression, new relationships, and the seedy nightclub scene slowly fades away against the rise of Hitler and the Nazi Party.


Students perform in "She Kills Monsters"


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Students perform in "Perfect Arrangement"


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Students perform in "In the Blood"


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Student actors perform in the finale of "As You Like It"

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Our 2022-23 season is sponsored by Truity Credit Union and supported by the Friends of Theatre & Dance. The University Theatre is partially funded by the KU Student Senate Activity Fee.

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KU Theatre & Dance students earned awards and recognition from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region V. Almost all of this outstanding work was part of actualized productions of the University Theatre. 
Audiences to the University Theatre’s spring season opener will witness a unique performance from within the Department of Theatre & Dance with a script that’s been transformed by students.  

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