News: Department of Theatre

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.
Ghost of Christmas Present and Ebenezer Scrooge
Arts and Culture | November 21, 2017
This magical journey reminds Scrooge — and every one of us — of the transformative power of love, friendship, and generosity.
theater poster
Arts and Culture | October 11, 2017
Good kids wouldn’t do something so bad, would they?
Arts and Culture | September 14, 2017
Performances run through Oct. 8 in the Judy Bayley Theatre.
Take Me Out promotional poster
Arts and Culture | July 31, 2017
Join us for a season of introductions and surprises!
Poster for Clowntown: A Musical
Arts and Culture | May 15, 2017
Performances are 2 and 7:30 p.m. May 27, and 2 p.m. May 28. All proceeds benefit the Nevada Conservatory Theatre.