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Nevada Conservatory Theatre News

With more than 2,000 season subscribers and 18,000 attendees each year, the Nevada Conservatory Theatre is among the most notable and best-attended performing arts organizations in Las Vegas.

Current Nevada Conservatory Theatre News

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Arts and Culture | June 1, 2023

Brandt is currently associate chair and artistic director of the department of theater and film at San Jose State University. 

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Arts and Culture | April 10, 2023

This award-winning musical presents the story of Violet, disfigured as a child, who searches for salvation.


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Arts and Culture | March 2, 2023

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.

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Arts and Culture | February 28, 2023

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.


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Arts and Culture | February 17, 2023

The play, she says, showcases the core of why people play D&D — to find fun, adventure, and a sense of family.

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Arts and Culture | January 30, 2023

Agnes Evans must put together the pieces of her younger sister's death. What she discovers sends her on a fantastical trip through the mysterious world of Dungeons and Dragons.

Nevada Conservatory Theatre In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
December 6, 2019

UNLV’s Master of Fine Arts candidates show off their recent works Friday at the Open Studios event.

Las Vegas Weekly
December 5, 2019

Since it was first published in 1950, C.S. Lewis' beloved Chronicles of Narnia fantasy series has delighted generations of kids and adults. In The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, young Lucy leads her siblings through a mysterious wardrobe, leaving behind besieged World War II-era England for the otherworldly land of Narnia.

Las Vegas Review Journal
April 30, 2018

Like Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Pippin is a prince — the son of the medieval king Charlemagne.

Las Vegas Weekly
January 25, 2018

It’s an hour before curtain on opening night. There’s a jolly, frantic feeling among the cast and crew as they make the final preparations for the first production from the new student-run theater group, UNLV Second Stage.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 29, 2017

Players come and go, but the team plays on. That’s as true in the theater as it is on the athletic field. The latest case in point: Nevada Conservatory Theatre, UNLV’s professional theater training program, which launches its 2017-18 season Friday with “Take Me Out,” playwright Richard Greenberg’s comedy-drama about a beloved baseball star’s revelation that he’s gay.