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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.

"Measure for Measure" Kicks Off Spring Season at KU Theatre

For its spring season opener, the University Theatre will stage “Measure for Measure” by William Shakespeare and set it in the “Wild West” of Kansas. Performances are Feb. 25-27 and March 4-6, with a simultaneous livestream available Feb. 25, 27 and March 4.  

The Devils Between Us Plays at KU Theatre Dec. 3-9

Lifting Up Trans Voices, Sharing Stories of the LGTBQ+ Diaspora (LAWRENCE-KS) – Any time a play tackles issues facing transgender people, you know it’s either an important script, sensationalistic, or worse, “trauma porn.” Rest assured, the University Theatre’s next production, "The Dev

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