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University of Kansas - Lawrence


Department of Theatre
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Lawrence,KS 66045
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DEGREES OFFERED
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design

Bachelor of General Studies in Theatre with Performance concentration

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with Performance concentration

Bachelor of General Studies in Theatre with Theatre, Culture and Society

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with Theatre, Culture and Society


The Department of Theatre is a vibrant community in which faculty scholar/artists, students, and professional staff gather to study and create theatre. Our integrated approach to practice and research includes stagecraft, performance, design, dramatic literature, dramaturgy, and theatre pedagogy, as well as the historical, literary, and cultural basis of theatre and performance. The University Theatre, our laboratory for the teaching, artistic, and research missions of the Department, is a treasured cultural resource serving the needs of the KU, Lawrence, and regional communities.

Notable Alumni Include: Alexis Faught, Allie Thaman, Andrew Schum, Becky Phelps, Bree Herrington, Chaela Jeanelle Herron, Colin Montgomery Neukirch, Darian Bruch, Dominique Lorae Waller, Elsa Marie Bernauer, Emily Hunsucker, Emily Kendall Weiss, Gracie Horvat, Havilah (Maggie) Puderbaugh, Hollyanna Mathews, Jakob Reitz, Jenna Espinoza, Jessie Deaver, Jillian Tucci, Jordyn Manhart, Kylie Thompson, Lusie M. Cuskey, Malcolm Reynolds, Noah Parker, Timmia Hearn-Feldman, Tia Carpenter.

Faculty Info: Jane Barnette, Henry Bial, Tarrah Bossert, Ashley Brittingham, Dennis Christilles, Christine Colby Jacques, Rana Esfandiary, Darci Fulcher, Michelle Heffner Hayes, Laura Kirk, Paul Laird, Mechele Leon, James Moreno, Nicole Hodges Persley, Markus Potter, Mark Reaney, Rebecca Rovit, Santiago Sosa, Andie Stitt, Patrick Suzeau, Maya Tillman-Rayton, Kelly Vogel, Waeli Wang.

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