COVID 19 - UB Theatre and Dance Update

In light of the transition to remote learning for all SUNY and CUNY campuses and restrictions on public gatherings in New York State, all Department of Theatre Dance rehearsals and productions have been cancelled for Spring 2020. Click for details.

Our main office has moved online and staff will be teleworking starting on March 16th, 2020. Please email ubthd@buffalo.edu for general information. Students are also encouraged to review this Student Resources page. 

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2019-2020 Season

In light of the transition to remote learning for all SUNY and CUNY campuses and restrictions on public gatherings in New York State, all remaining Theatre and Dance productions scheduled through May 11, 2020 have been cancelled.