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Milking Christmas, A New Musical Goes Full-Tilt “Merry” at KU

Audiences to KU Theatre’s next production will enjoy cheery musical numbers, over-the-top costumes, and sweet storylines driven by even sweeter characters–literally, some of them are gingerbread cookies.

University Dance Company Presents its Fall 2023 Concert

University of Kansas Department of Theatre & Dance faculty members, along with a regional guest choreographer, will present work in ballet, hip hop, and modern/contemporary dance styles at the University Dance Company Fall Concert November 3 and 4 at 7:30pm and Nov. 5 at 2:30pm.

KU Theatre Opens Its Season with Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties

The University Theatre will open its 2023-24 season Oct. 6 with a play that unapologetically dives into taboo topics, dips into a revolution happening around the globe, and features puppetry to help tell the story. 

Announcing the 2023-24 KU Theatre & Dance Performance Season

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.

KU Theatre & Dance 2023 Award and Scholarship Recipients

The Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Kansas recognized 59 students for academic merit and contributions to Departmental performances at its year-end awards ceremony in May.

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.

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