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Fearless Artistry. Technical Proficiency. Professional Versatility. Theatre and Dance at the University at Buffalo engages emerging artists, scholars, and audiences dedicated to sustaining and innovating the performing arts across disciplines. Our diverse programs integrate rigorous training, critical understanding, and impassioned creation supported by close faculty mentorship and developed in collaboration with internationally recognized guest artists.



The dress rehearsal for UB Theatre and Dance Presents Zodiaque Dance Company 45th Anniversary Celebration in the Drama Theater at the Center for the Arts. Photographer: Meredith Forrest Kulwicki.

Learning within conservatory style courses and grounded in the liberal arts, students acquire the essential skills for effective communication, collaborative problem-solving, and critical perspective in an increasingly diverse and interconnected world.

Future Students

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Our students balance a rigorous schedule of coursework and performance/production work throughout their tenure at UB, and gain additional experience through internships, teaching opportunities, conference participation, and professionalization opportunities.

Current Season

Join the University at Buffalo Department of Theatre and Dance (THD) for a unique spring season of virtual musicals, plays and dance – where nationally recognized directors and choreographers work with esteemed faculty and emerging student talent from UB to produce innovative original productions which both entertain and explore the human condition.

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By donating to the UB Department Theatre and Dance, you help to ensure that the next generation of performers, technicians, designers, educators and scholars has access to the resources and support they require to fully reach their potential.