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Lumagination, 2019.

Returning to the popular seasonal event at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens for the 4th time, the University at Buffalo Department of Theatre and Dance is set to help bring “mysterious and marvelous minerals” to life as Design and Technology Students in conjunction with the UB United States Institute for Theatre Technology Student Chapter translate their theatre skills to exhibit design throughout the gardens.


Hoping to join UB Theatre and Dance next fall? Don't forget to sign up for our spring auditions! 


Auditions for the Student-Directed Series' production of Harold Pinter's THE LOVER will be held on December 9th and callbacks on December 10th in AA 190 starting at 6 pm.


Applications to participate in the Center for Diversity Innovation’s Distinguished Visiting Scholars program are sought from exceptionally accomplished faculty who, through their record of scholarship and/or creative endeavors, teaching, mentoring, and service, as well as their skills, experiences, underrepresentation, and areas of scholarly and/or creative expertise, can substantially advance diversity, equity, and inclusion at the University of Buffalo.



The UB Department of Theatre and Dance is offering enhanced PhD Fellowships starting in Fall 2020 in line with the University's new PhD Excellence Initiative. Highly competitive packages will be available. Minimum stipends will be $20,800 plus tuition and fee waiver, reduced teaching loads, and no teaching duties in two of the five years. Students may also be eligible for consideration for a Presidential Fellowship or the Schomburg Fellowship Program



In the wild west show of the late 1800s, an entertainment genre dominated by feats of muscular athleticism and simulated violence, the acts of female sharpshooters operated as deviations from the show’s staple depictions of frontier masculinity, as well as appealing, if not problematic, amplifications of the mythic narrative of the U.S. American West. 



Music Director, Nathan Matthews, Director, Keith Andrews, and students Hannah Keller and Michael Wells were interviewed this morning on WIVB, Channel 4! Guys and Dolls opens tonight!