The University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance has unveiled its 2023-24 performance season, which engages talent within the University Theatre, University Dance Company, School of Music, and Department of English, among others. Guest artists from professional theatre and dance companies will also contribute to the season’s offerings.
Co-produced by KU's University Theatre, School of Music, and Symphony Orchestra
Timeless Shakespearean classic urges audiences to judge for themselves
Lifting Up Trans Voices, Sharing Stories of the LGTBQ+ Diaspora
Celebrations of Love, Revelations of Self, and '80s Pop Music
"Airness," a comedy written by Chelsea Marcantel, will rock the William Inge Memorial Theatre at the University of Kansas. This peek into the lives of air guitar contestants in competition is directed by Jonah Greene, doctoral student in KU's Department of Theatre & Dance.
The Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Kansas offers escapism, comedy, music, dance and poignant drama in its 2021-2022 season.
“I want actors of color to feel spoken to, seen and heard. At a moment when folks are discouraged about fighting all the time for visibility and for audibility, I just hope they find this book encouraging.”
The University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance recognized 65 students as recipients of its year-end awards and scholarships, totaling over $175,000 in financial support.
Now streaming online, Changemakers, a collection of 20 original, two-minute plays and musicals inspired by community leaders, activists, and front-line workers who have fought for change over the course of the past year. Changemaker