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
A featured role on Amazon Prime show gives Chiara Cala a platform to raise awareness about student mental health resources.
Valerie Rachelle shares her thoughts on the main character's journey through pain and loss, as well as how the story's themes remain relevant to today's political climate.
This award-winning musical presents the story of Violet, disfigured as a child, who searches for salvation.
The winner receives $5,000 and is invited to UNLV during the fall 2023 semester to work with College of Fine Arts students, and to an event celebrating the award.
Based on the novella by Henry James, this operatic version tells the story of an inexperienced governess who believes something evil is stalking two young children left in her care.
The play, she says, showcases the core of why people play D&D — to find fun, adventure, and a sense of family.
Theatre In The News
The first debate between the Gov. Steve Sisolak, a Democrat, and his Republican opponent, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo, is set for Oct. 18. The second, between Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, a Democrat, and her Republican opponent, former attorney general Adam Laxalt, is scheduled for Oct. 20. Both are set to take place at UNLV’s Judy Bayley Theater and will be aired statewide by KLAS and Univision
The Miss Nevada Scholarship Organization introduces the newly crowned Miss Nevada, Heather Renner, and Miss Nevada’s Outstanding Teen, Megan Dwyer.
Heather Renner of Reno was crowned Miss Nevada last weekend and will go on to compete at the Miss America competition later this year in Connecticut.
On Friday, July 1, 22-year-old Heather Renner was crowned the 72nd Miss Nevada. She was born and raised in Reno and is currently studying at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas majoring in theater and double minoring in political science and vocal performance.
She says she will use the roughly $30,000 in scholarship money she earned with her Miss Nevada title to pay for her education at UNLV where she is majoring in theater.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas offers the College of Fine Arts, one of the largest fine arts colleges in the nation.