Department of Theatre News
The Department of Theatre in the College of Fine Arts offers programs in performance, production and technology taught by experienced faculty, while taking advantage of the entertainment richness of Las Vegas.
Current Theatre News
This year, the university honors both 2020 and 2021 recipients - and the line-up of Las Vergas luminaries couldn't be brighter!
This special WebEx conversation is open to the UNLV community.
In the second of the PAC series of student performances, "Letters Home" features letters, cards, and articles written by soldiers who served in Iraq and/or Afghanistan (and their families).
NCT season made possible by an interdisciplinary collaboration with colleagues in the UNLV Department of Film.
Some courses find themselves in unfamiliar environments as the logistics of social distancing require in-person classes get creative with their spaces.
Theatre and hospitality major Darian Fluker shares the value of getting an education in our iconic city.
Theatre In The News
It’s a debate that has divided friends and family, with a fierce but fun question: Is the action classic “Die Hard” really a Christmas movie?
It’s been a doozy of a year for us all, and that’s especially true for the local arts community, which faced the outright cancellation of live entertainment in 2020. But the arts are all about resilience, finding hope and weaving gold from the most plague-infested straw. So we asked notables from Las Vegas’ creative community to share their thoughts and New Year’s Resolutions for 2021. Here’s to better times!
College is typically an incubator for new ideas and concepts promoted by young adults who are guided by seasoned professors. For colleges, podcasts are relatively inexpensive to produce as compared to other more established media and they offer students a more open welcoming ecosystem.
Clarence Gilyard has been in the acting industry since 1982, but lately, you will rarely see him on television or film, although he prides himself as a Hollywood actor. He had even retired from the acting world in 2005 but returned in 2012. Still, his acting days are not behind him for good because he found another way to feed his passion for acting, without necessarily being on the screens.
It’s the eve of Hurricane Katrina, and 16-year-old Marcus is entering a storm of his own. The “sweet” or gay boy is struggling with his identity, his relationships and some overarching secrets. Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet is a coming-of-age-tale told in an innovative way by Oscar-winning writer Tarell Alvin McCraney. It runs at Nevada Conservatory Theatre February 14-23.
Clark County Public Arts’ recent open call for abstract art produced more than 42 works by local artists. Judged by guest curator and artist Valentin Yordanov, the pieces can be viewed in “Existing in Thought” through March 4 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive.