Department of Theatre

Who is Floyd Collins, and why is he in a cave?

Based on a true American legend.

Dungeons, dragons and monsters. Oh my!

The cast includes members of both the Actor Training Program and Musical Theatre Program of the U’s Department of Theatre

Arts in review

2019 was a banner year for the arts.

Theatre students bring monsters to life

Guest artist Matt Sorenson worked with students to bring Dungeons & Dragons creatures to life through crafting original puppets.

The Arts and U

Department of Theatre to present Homer’s classic tale of The “Odyssey” and the acclaimed ensemble for disabled and non-disabled performers—the AXIS Dance Company—to host workshops and a performance on campus.

Theatre meets patient communication

A U interdisciplinary research team receives a federal grant to investigate the value and impact of the arts in medicine.

‘Men on Boats’

No men? No boats? No problem! The University of Utah’s Department of Theatre steers into Women’s History Month with Jaclyn Backhaus’ adventurous and laughable “Men on Boats.” Directed by Sarah Shippobotham, the production runs March 1-10, 2019, in Studio 115 in the Performing Arts Building, 240 S. 1500 East. “Men on Boats” is the true(ish) […]


The Department of Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy.

The Arts and U

The Beautiful Game By Josi Dubois, Department of Theatre The University of Utah’s Department of Theatre returns to the Babcock Theatre with the U.S. premiere of “The Beautiful Game” with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and lyrics by Ben Elton. This politically and religiously charged romantic musical tells the story of ordinary people in extraordinary times. Choreographed […]


Department of Theatre presents “The Two Noble Kinsmen” in a modern-language version in collaboration with the Play On! Project for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.