University of Alabama - Birmingham
Department of Theatre
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1530 3rd Avenue South
This is Theatre UAB: - Fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre - Winner of university theatre’s highest honors, including regional and national recognition by the Kennedy Center / American College Theatre Festival - $50,000 budgeted annually for 5 fully-mounted productions - Over 500 opportunities each year for student writers, actors, technicians, running-crew members, stage managers, dramaturgs, or directors - More than 100 opportunities each year for students to design scenery, costumes, lighting, or sound - 4 touring companies performing in venues all over the state - 14 full-time faculty to mentor your development as an artist, technologist, or manager - 4 full-time professional production specialists that will help you realize your vision - 2 state-of-the-art performance facilities - 3 state-of-the-art production facilities - 12-station computer lab with cutting-edge industry software and hardware - 2 Pre-Professional Tracks in Performance and Design /Technology - 54 courses in theatre and related topics - Annual participation in the Kennedy Center / American College Theatre Festival
Notable Alumni Include:
Faculty Info: Valerie Accetta Kelly Allison Jack Cannon Anna Foshee Cheryl Hall Tiffany Heimbach Marlene Johnson Stephanie Kolodziej Karla Koskinen Roy Lightner June Mack Dennis McLernon Amy Page Kimberly Schnormeier Lee Eric Shackleford Cliff Simon Carolyn Violi Vessela Warner Ed Zuckerman
ArtPlay Announces Virtual Summer Theater Camps for Kids
June 02, 2020
Kids can still enjoy summer theatre camps, just from the comfort of their own homes this summer via ArtPlay, according to the University of Alabama Birmingham.
World Premiere of ALABASTER by Audrey Cefaly will Open in Sacramento This Week
January 23, 2020
National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, announces the launch of its 91st Rolling World Premiere (RWP): Alabaster by Audrey Cefaly.
About Face Theatre Announces Cast of THE GULF
December 06, 2019
About Face Theatre continues its 2019-2020 season with the Chicago premiere of Audrey Cefaly's award-winning drama THE GULF, running January 9 through February 15, 2020, at Theater Wit. THE GULF is a riveting look at how partners in a long-term relationship change over time, and what it takes to keep love alive. Directed by About Face Artistic Director Megan Carney, the production will feature AFT Artistic Associate Kelli Simpkins and Deanna Myers. Press opening is Friday, January 17 at 7:30 pm.
Peter's Alley Returns To Present THE GULF
August 22, 2019
After a brief hiatus, Peter's Alley returns with a production of Audrey Cefaly's award-winning show, The Gulf. The show follows two women as they attempt to navigate the ever changing waters of their relationship. The Gulf will run Friday, September 13 through Sunday, October 6 at The Writer's Center Theater in Bethesda, MD.