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School of Theatre Arts and Dance

Named a Colorado Program of Excellence by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, the School of Theatre Arts and Dance provides pre-professional training for students who plan to pursue careers in professional theatre, or as teachers of theatre arts. The School actively cultivates an appreciation and understanding of theatre as a part of American society and culture, and as a vehicle for the enrichment of life.

As a student at UNC, you will not only be exposed to rigorous academics in the classroom but also enjoy a wide variety of performance opportunities, get to work along side nationally recognized guest artists, and have the opportunity to explore every facet of the theatrical arts. Combine all of these strengths with our close proximity to Denver and the recreational opportunities afforded by the Rocky Mountains and you truly have something special.

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2018 Little Theatre of the Rockies Summer Stock Season
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Alumni Feature: Beth Malone stars in Broadway revival of Angels in America Read post

Guest Faculty Feature: Actor Richard Robichaux teaches summer theatre course at UNC                                  Learn more

UNC Music & Theatre Collaboration produces the short film "Morris"        Read more

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"I learned my craft of acting at the Little Theatre of the Rockies in Greeley, Colorado."―Nick Nolte

(Charley Rose, PBS)

Areas of Study

The School of Theatre Arts and Dance offers majors in Acting, Musical Theatre, Design and Technology, Theatre Education, and Theatre Studies, as well as minors in Dance and Theatre Arts. Our programs include rigorous training and performance opportunities to combine professional classroom instruction with firsthand theatre experience.



The Acting program at UNC is a rigorous, pre-professional training program designed to prepare talented young actors for careers in theatre, film, and television.

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You will study dance technique in ballet, jazz, tap, modern, and ballroom dance through a blend in the study of scientific and artistic movement principles.

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Design and Technology

Design and Technology

Best of practical application and applied theory, giving each student the ability to build an education tailored to personal aspirations.

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Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

Providing promising young performers intense structured voice, acting, and dance training for the professional stage.

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Theatre Education

Theatre Education

Classes in all areas of theatre (acting, speech, movement, history, playscript analysis, and more), as well as complete coursework in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences.

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Theatre Studies

Theatre Studies

Our Theatre Studies alumni go on to have exciting careers in directing, producing, playwrighting, teaching, performance, theatre administration, and much more.

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Theatre Productions

School of Theatre Arts and Dance students have an opportunity to participate in over 30 productions each year in multiple venues on campus and in the community.

2018 Little Theatre of the Rockies Summer Stock Season

Norton Theatre Repertory
June 7 – July 15

Lobby Hero
Norton Theatre Repertory
June 14 – July 22

Angel Street
Norton Theatre Repertory
June 21 – July 19

I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti
Langworthy Theatre
June 28 – July 1

Catch Me If You Can
Langworthy Theatre
July 26-29

Performing Arts Box Office

UNC Frasier Hall, 1st Floor Lobby across from Langworthy Theatre

1710 9th Ave, Greeley
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(970) 351-2200

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