2020-21 Theatre & Dance Season

The faculty and staff of the Department of Theatre & Dance have been working hard to revise our plans for the 2020-2021 season. The department remains committed to the practice of theatre and dance and to providing performance opportunities for our students while also protecting their health and that of our loyal patrons.

University Dance Company Fall Concert Series
Presented digitally
Series 1 - October 9 & 10, 2020
Series 2 - October 30 & 31, 2020
Series 3 - December 3 & 4, 2020

Digital Theatre Festival
Featuring original and devised works selected from student proposals
Presented digitally
Part 1 - October 23, 24, 25, 2020
Part 2 - October 27, 28, 29, 2020

Jayhawk Theatre of the Air
Script-in-hand readings of contemporary plays presented ‘radio-drama’ style
Curated by Henry Bial
Streaming live from the Elizabeth Sherbon Theatre
February 25, 2021: Kingdom City by Sheri Wilner, Directed by Henry Bial
March 9, 2021: TBA by Alysha Griffin, Directed by TBA
March 24, 2021: March Madness by Darren Canady, Directed by Alysha Griffin
April 14, 2021: Goodnight, Tyler by B.J. Tindal, Directed by Jenny Sledge

Musings of Fire
adapted from the works of William Shakespeare 
Created and directed by Santiago Sosa
Presented digitally
March 5, 6, 7, 2021
Produced in partnership with Island Shakespeare Festival

University Dance Company Spring Concert
Presented digitally
April 9, 10, & 11, 2021.

A series of solo works - some pieces devised by students, some original works by a group of commissioned professional playwrights who will write monologues specifically for this production
Directed by Markus Potter
Streaming live from the Crafton-Preyer Theatre
April 29, 30, May 1, 2*, 2021

Please email us with any questions to theatretickets@ku.edu. Thank you for your past and future support of Theatre and Dance at KU!

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