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Department of Theatre

NCT logo celebrating 15 years
Jul 9, 2018
Arts and Culture

Join us in celebrating the 15th anniversary of NCT with a season that brings a new perspective on classic works for our modern world.


Two students practice swordfighting
Jun 14, 2018
Campus News

From magic and witchcraft to building robots using Legos, these wild courses can put swordfighters in training and future presidents ready to deal with environmental catastrophe.


Jun 12, 2018
Arts and Culture

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of his newly released memoir will benefit the UNLV Debbie Reynolds Performing Arts Scholarship.


illustration of a crown
Apr 6, 2018
Arts and Culture

This interdisciplinary musical includes the School of Music and department of dance and is dedicated to the memory of NCT founder Robert Brewer.


Portrait Stephen Caplan with student Jairo Pulido
Mar 29, 2018
Arts and Culture

Much like athletes, professional musicians, dancers, and artists are prone to career-ending injuries. Music professor Stephen Caplan explains.


two actresses facing each other
Feb 27, 2018
Arts and Culture

This startlingly modern, all-female production of the classic tragedy investigates the relationship between true democracy and unbridled political power.


Norma Saldivar talking to students
Jan 29, 2018
People

This new department chair says the move to UNLV allows her to continue her commitment to developing new generations of theater devotees.


woman and man
Jan 26, 2018
Arts and Culture

Excluded as a black man from the major leagues during his prime, Troy Maxon's bitterness takes its toll on his relationships with his wife and son.


Ghost of Christmas Present and Ebenezer Scrooge
Nov 21, 2017
Arts and Culture

This magical journey reminds Scrooge — and every one of us — of the transformative power of love, friendship, and generosity.


theater poster
Oct 11, 2017
Arts and Culture

Good kids wouldn’t do something so bad, would they?


Sep 14, 2017
Arts and Culture

Performances run through Oct. 8 in the Judy Bayley Theatre.


Take Me Out promotional poster
Jul 31, 2017
Arts and Culture

Join us for a season of introductions and surprises!


Poster for Clowntown: A Musical
May 15, 2017
Arts and Culture

Performances are 2 and 7:30 p.m. May 27, and 2 p.m. May 28. All proceeds benefit the Nevada Conservatory Theatre.


J.J. Brennan in a UNLV cap
May 12, 2017
Campus News

UNLV's oldest graduate finishes his degree after nearly seven decades.