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School of theatre arts and dance at the University of Northern Colorado

The Addams Family Musical  Langworthy Theatre


Jungalbook  Langworthy Theatre

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street  Langworthy Theatre

Conservatory style pre-professional training in a first-class liberal arts university The School of Theatre Arts and Dance is committed to training the brightest and most talented performers, designers, technicians, educators and theatre innovators of tomorrow. We offer rigorous pre-professional training and the opportunity to audition and/or participate in 30 productions annually. Our nationally recognized undergraduate-only theatre curriculum is focused on mentor- based teaching that views each student as a unique creative artist. We offer: BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREES IN: Musical Theatre Acting Design and Technology Theatre Education Theatre Studies NON-RESIDENT MASTER’S DEGREES IN: Theatre Education Dance Education Minors are also available in Dance and Theatre Arts.

Jackie and Me   Langworthy Theatre


Arts Entrepreneurship The Arts Entrepreneurship Certificate prepares students for success in the highly competitive and ever-evolving world of the performing and visual arts. This program gives students the opportunity to develop skills in marketing, self-promotion, and business planning, and is open to all students within the College of Performing and Visual Arts. ARTS.UNCO.EDU/ENTREPRENEURSHIP

“The UNC theatre program consistently showcases exceptionally skilled talent ready to hit their marks and start performing on stage or screen.” —Chris Parnell, Executive VP at Sony Pictures TV

Medea  Langworthy Theatre

Dance Concert, Bring on the Men   Langworthy Theatre

Cabaret   Langworthy Theatre


World Class Faculty Our award-winning faculty and staff includes 24 full-time professionals who teach, advise, direct and mentor over 300 undergraduate and 70 non-resident graduate students each year. Our training and productions are second to none, but it’s our friendly and talented people who make the UNC experience world-class!

“UNC is blessed with a world-class faculty who aren’t just skilled teachers but also working professionals.” —Anthony Reimer, Alumnus, Acting 2006 Caucasian Chalk Circle  Langworthy Theatre

Bill Bowers, Guest Artist, The Elephant Man  Langworthy Theatre

Student Groups “I love all of the extra performance opportunities our student organizations provide.” Spencer Althoff, Alumnus, Acting, 2016 In addition to the performance and design opportunities in the Performing Arts Series, The Little Theatre of the Rockies and the student directed one-acts, the School supports a wide variety of student organizations that offer chances to perform in slam poetry, improv, dance, sketch comedy, Shakespeare, musical theatre cabaret, original student-written work and more! Clybourne Park  Norton Theatre


Professional Guest Artist Program Each year at UNC, we bring some of the industry’s top talent to campus to work with our students. Recent guest artists have included:

Lee Blessing Playwright Bill Bowers Broadway Actor/Mime/Movement Teacher Michael Chin SAFD Stage Combat Master Steven Dietz Playwright Michael Donovan LA Casting Director Greg Germann Broadway, Film and Television Actor Rachel Hoffman Broadway Casting Director Gail Kennedy Hollywood Make-up Artist Finegan Kruckemeyer Australian TYA Playwright Joan Lader NYC Master Voice Teacher Ellen Lettrich Broadway Vocal Coach Beth Malone Tony Nominee for Fun House Jordan Matter NYC Headshot Photographer Jim Mezon Shaw Festival of Canada Actor/Teacher Debra Monk Broadway Actor Victoria Morris LA/NYC Agent The Adding Machine  Norton Theatre

“Our guest artists are amazing. I still can’t believe that I had the opportunity to work on stage and in my acting class with Lucy Peacock, one of the top classical actors in North America.” —Anna Landy, Alumna, Musical Theatre 2014

Chris Parnell Executive V.P. at Sony Pictures TV Lucy Peacock Stratford Shakespeare Festival Actor David Rambo Playwright and Screenwriter Alice Ripley Broadway Actor Mark Shaiman Broadway Composer Jeff Whiting Broadway Producer and Director Dawn Monique Williams Oregon Shakespeare Festival Brian Yorkey Broadway Composer Susan Zeder Playwright/Educator/Author

Theatre for Young Audiences and Community Engagement

Tomato Plant Girl TYA Tour  Hensel Phelps Theatre, UCCC

Every other year, the School produces a touring play for young audiences in our community that is meant to entertain, challenge and speak to the intelligence of young people. As engaged artistic citizens, we believe that all young people should be exposed to and have access to quality arts experiences in their community. At UNC, students can participate in Theatre for Young Audiences productions, create workshops and study guides and travel to both national and international TYA conferences.


Showcase Opportunities “New York Showcase prepared me for the real world. It helped me put things in perspective and pushed me to work more diligently to fulfill my dreams. I am forever grateful for the experience.”

—Aisha Jackson, Alumna, Musical Theatre 2013

Photo by Andrey Bayda

Photo by Cinemafestival

The School produces two industry Showcases each spring to assist our graduating Musical Theatre and Acting majors with their transition to the professional world, specifically those interested in careers in New York and Los Angeles. Audition information and requirements for the New York and Los Angeles Showcases can be found at ARTS.UNCO.EDU/THEATRE/SHOWCASE

Little Theatre of the Rockies Professional Summer Stock Theatre “I learned so much about acting working on stage with the AEA professionals during my LTR summer. They also helped me make valuable networking connections for my transition into the real world.” —Harrison Butler, Alumnus, Acting 2008 The mission of the Little Theatre of the Rockies (LTR) is to provide the Front Range community with highquality professional summer stock theatre each season. LTR provides our current students, faculty, staff and alumni the opportunity to work alongside professional Equity and non-Equity actors, and to interact with working professional guest designers, musical directors, musicians, dramaturges, stage managers, directors and choreographers. Learn more at LITTLETHEATREOFTHEROCKIES.COM

God of Carnage  LTR

Aida  LTR

Outside Mulligar  LTR

Marvelous Wonderettes  LTR

Study Abroad “I loved everything about my London experience. I can’t wait to go back.”

—Faith Ford, Alumna, Acting, 2017

Travel opportunities for students include: • London study tours • Semesters in Australia or the UK • International theatre conferences Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre

London


learn more and Apply “I auditioned and was accepted into 12 of the top theatre schools in the country. I chose UNC because of the training it offers and the fact that their alumni work!” Jeffrey Zicker, Alumnus, Musical Theatre 2014 If you’re serious about your theatre education and want to join the ranks of the many UNC alumni who are enjoying exciting, successful and satisfying careers in the profession, then what are you waiting for? Apply today! Application requirements and deadlines: ARTS.UNCO.EDU/THEATRE/APPLY Request information and schedule a visit: ARTS.UNCO.EDU/THEATRE/VISIT

Queen Lear  Langworthy Theatre  |  Inset: Lucy Peacock, Guest Artist


UNC: Where alumni success is a long-standing tradition! The School is proud of its many successful alumni whose achievements in the profession are legendary: 25 actors have appeared in 55+ Broadway productions, 30+ actors have appeared in 45+ off-Broadway productions and many more have worked on stage in national tours, regional theatre, dinner theatre, theme parks, comedy clubs and on cruise ships. In addition, our actors have starred in feature films, television sitcoms, made for TV movies, national commercials, and on the web. Our design and technology graduates are creating innovative work across the industry, our theatre studies students have become successful directors, playwrights, producers and administrators, while our education graduates can be found in the classrooms of nearly every state in the nation.

Andy Kelso

Aisha Jackson

Josh Buscher

Beth Malone

BROADWAY

“I owe my career to the wonderful professors at UNC.” —Steve Eastin, Alumnus, Acting 1970

Steven Dietz

Aléna Watters Greg Germann

Aléna Watters Sister Act, Addams Family Musical, West Side Story For a complete list of alumni, please visit our website:

Andrea Dora Smith

Jason Chanos Associate Artistic Director Kansas City Repertory Theatre Susan Crabtree Author and Scenic Artist Steven Dietz Playwright Steve Eastin Film Actor Jim Edmonson Actor at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Nancy Nagel Gibbs Broadway Producer Donald S. Gilmore Broadway Technical Director Danny Griego Broadway Scenic Artist Melissa Kidd Hollywood Costume Designer Greg LaVoi Hollywood Costume Designer Victor A. Morris Film Actor, Singer, Musician Nick Nolte Film Actor Neyla Pekarek Member of the Grammy-nominated band The Lumineers Mark Piznarski Film and Television Director Mike Ruckles Broadway Conductor/ Voice Teacher David Schmitz Executive Director of Steppenwolf Theatre Mark Piznarski Film and Television Director Nathaniel Shaw Artistic Director, Virginia Stage Com Steve Wasson Artistic Director of Theatre de l’Ange Fou – London

Production photos by David Grapes

University of Northern Colorado School of Theatre Arts and Dance Campus Box 49 Greeley, CO 80639 970-351-2991 arts.unco.edu/theatre

Steve Eastin

OTHER ALUMNI OF NOTE

Josh Buscher West Side Story, Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Big Fish Ryan Dinning Machinal Jenny Fellner Wicked, Mama Mia, The Boyfriend, Pal Joey Scott Foster Forbidden Broadway, Brooklyn Greg Germann Assassins, Biloxi Blues, Boeing/Boeing Derek Hanson Anything Goes Autumn Hulbert Legally Blonde Aisha Jackson Beautiful: The Carol King Musical, Waitress Ryan Jesse Jersey Boys Andy Kelso Mama Mia, Kinky Boots Beth Malone Ring of Fire, Fun Home Victoria Matlock Million Dollar Quartet Andrea Dora Smith Tarzan, Motown Aaron Young A Fiddler on the Roof

ARTS.UNCO.EDU/THEATRE/ALUMNI

Marathon 33   Langworthy Theatre

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