Can non-majors take theatre and dance courses?

Yes, many theatre and dance courses are open to non-majors; only a few are by audition only or restricted to majors. Some community members, seniors, current students, and nondegree students may be eligible to audit theatre or dance courses as well. 

Who can be involved in departmental productions?

All CU faculty, staff, and students. All performers must be enrolled in CU classes with degree-seeking status or through the ACCESS program.

How do I declare a Theatre or Dance Major?

You must declare your major by visiting the Academic Advising website and signing up for a group declaration meeting.

As an incoming freshman or transfer student, how do I declare a minor in theatre or dance?

You can declare your minor by visiting the Academic Advising website.

How do I get tickets to the departmental performances?

The Theatre & Dance (CU Presents) Box Office is located in the University Club (972 Broadway) and is open Monday-Friday from 10-5 pm. You may also call 303-492-8008 during the box office operating hours or click here for the box office.

What is the Undergraduate Academic Advisor’s phone number?

Our advisor, Jessica Baron, can be reached by email only.

When are the auditions?

You can find information regarding upcoming theatre auditions and dance auditions by clicking on the links.

How can I reach the CU Presents Box Office?

Call 303-492-8008 between Monday-Friday from 10am-5pm.

Where is the Theatre & Dance Department located on the CU Boulder campus?

The University Theatre Building is located on the south side of historic Norlin Quadrangle. See the Contact Us page for detailed directions.

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What is the department’s mailing address?

University of Colorado
Department of Theatre & Dance
261 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0261

Can I audit a theatre or dance course?

We do have several theatre and dance classes open to eligible auditors. Please see the specific information on our Auditing Courses page pertaining to current students, community and senior auditors, and nondegree students. 

When is the Theatre & Dance commencement ceremony?

Typically our department ceremony is held on the Friday following CU's Commencement at noon in the University Theatre. See our Commencment page for more information!

Are theatre BFA students cast more often than theatre BA students?

We cast the right person for the right role, regardless of degree track. All BFA in Acting students are expected to audition for the season, but that does not guarantee casting. All students must earn the right to be in a show.

What performance opportunities are available outside of season productions?
What style of shows do you produce?

We offer a wide range of productions. We train our students in genres from classical Greek to Shakespeare to contemporary and everything in between. Check out our production season.