News: Department of Theatre

illustration of tree branches
Arts and Culture | October 5, 2018
Arthur Miller’s searing 1953 commentary on McCarthysim focuses on Salem, Massachusetts, in the 1690s. It runs through Oct. 28.
Trevor Dotson
Research | October 4, 2018
Master’s student Trevor Dotson found a left-brain, right-brain balance and brought functional creativity to the theater world.
dancers outdoors at night
Arts and Culture | October 1, 2018
Join us for a celebratory evening honoring the Las Vegas arts community for its dedicated support of the arts and culture.
Arts and Culture | September 19, 2018
Oscar Wilde's sparkling comedy runs through Oct. 7 in the Judy Bayley Theatre.
NCT logo celebrating 15 years
Arts and Culture | July 9, 2018
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
Campus News | June 14, 2018
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.
Arts and Culture | June 12, 2018
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
Arts and Culture | April 6, 2018
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
Arts and Culture | March 29, 2018
Much like athletes, professional musicians, dancers, and artists are prone to career-ending injuries. Music professor Stephen Caplan explains.
two actresses facing each other
Arts and Culture | February 27, 2018
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
People | January 29, 2018
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
Arts and Culture | January 26, 2018
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.