Welcome Prospective Students!

Even though we can’t meet you in person right now, we’re still excited share our department with you! On this page you can explore our programs, discover our department, and find resources to help you make the decision to join UB Theatre and Dance. 

Department Overview:

Video Credit: UB Production Group. This video and some photos on this page were shot pre-covid. 

Explore UB Theatre and Dance's facilities at the Center for the Arts and Katharine Cornell Theatre, including Dance Studios, Workshops, Performance venues and more! Want to learn more about UB Theatre and Dance? Visit us at: theatredance.buffalo.edu Cinematography: Paul Calandra (UB Production Group)

Upcoming Events for Prospective Students

Undergraduate Informational Sessions

Are you planning to submit a digital audition to the Department of Theatre and Dance? Do not miss our Virtual Informational Sessions, happening this fall and early winter. Faculty and Staff from each program have made curated these virtual events specifically to answer your questions and to meet with you! To attend one of our upcoming Informational Sessions, please register for an audition on our Auditions page!

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Have a question? Ask us on ZOOM!

Zoom Virtual Office Hours are every Thursday from 12-2pm. During this time a member of our staff is available to assist with questions about your Theatre and Dance audition and general inquiries about our graduate and undergraduate programs. You may register in advance, but walk-ins are also welcome. 

Explore our Programs:

Looking for information on Graduate Studies?

The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University at Buffalo offers a full range of graduate programs, providing students a breadth and depth of practical and scholarly opportunities with close faculty mentorship. Students study and engage with world-renowned scholars, artists, and educators from a broad range of disciplines as they hone their individual interests and talents. 

Meet Our Area Directors:

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. Given the challenges of the global health emergency, the arts offer welcome comfort, perspective, escape, joy and intellectual stimulation.

As with fall 2020, THD’s spring 2021 season of productions will take place entirely in the digital realm, with both live and pre-recorded segments filmed at our traditional Amherst, NY home UB Center for the Arts, on the UB North Campus, and observing all social distancing and safety protocols for the best experience for our talented study body and dedicated patrons.

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