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Cabaret Examines Themes as Relevant as Ever, Opens April 20 at KU Theatre

The University Theatre’s season finale opens with a big, inviting party. That’s one reason why Act 1 of Cabaret is so adored and a reason the musical’s ending hits so hard, said Markus Potter, director and assistant professor in the Department of Theatre & Dance.

KU Theatre Design Student Earns Spot at National Kennedy Center Festival

KU Theatre & Dance earned awards and recognition from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Region V. Almost all of the outstanding work was part of actualized productions of KU’s University Theatre. 

Love and Information, a Kaleidoscope of Quick Encounters, Searches for Meaning in Collaborative Production

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. In collaboration with their professors during a fall 2022 class, KU students chose the order and settin

Everybody Opens Dec. 2, Promises Audience Participation, Dark Comedy

A play opening soon at the University Theatre explores a topic that’s become ever-more relevant in recent years: death.

University Dance Company Turns Up the Volume at Murphy Hall

The University Dance Company Fall Concert explores love, community, and self-discovery through professionally choreographed works in ballet, hip hop, and contemporary dance at Murphy Hall Nov. 11-13.

The Labyrinth of Desire, a Cloak-and-Dagger Rom-Com, Plays at KU Theatre

This October, fans of the performing arts can escape into a breezy, lighthearted play produced by the University Theatre within KU’s Department of Theatre & Dance.

KU Theatre & Dance 2022-23 Season Unveiled

The Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Kansas announces its 2022-23 season, which offers lightness, love, and plenty of action. 

KU Theatre & Dance 2021-22 Scholarship and Award Recipients

The University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance recognized 53 students as recipients of its year-end awards and scholarships, totaling over $225,000 in financial support.  

H.M.S. Pinafore, A Comic Class Clash that Tugs at Your Heartstrings

Love doesn’t conform; it gets salty, particularly in "H.M.S. Pinafore," also known as "The Lass That Loved a Sailor," where W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan use satire to poke fun at the British class system through the lens of a love story.

University Dance Company Spring Concert Set for March 25-27

After eight weeks of rehearsal, dancers in the University of Kansas Dance Company are eager to perform at the Spring Concert March 25-27.

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