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Student Theatre Groups

The School of Theatre Arts and Dance supports a wide variety of student organizations. These student-run groups provide numerous opportunities to be involved with theatre and dance beyond UNC's mainstage productions and theatre classes.

List of Organizations

Alpha Psi Omega is the National Theatre Honor Society that produces the end of the year awards show and one main stage show in Norton Theatre each year.

Barely Shakespeare produces staged readings of Shakespeare’s plays.

Chaos is the on-campus improv troupe that produces long and short form improv as well as joint shows with Hello, My Name Is…

DTSA (Design and Technology Student Association) is a social organization for students who are either Design and Technology majors or a UNC student with an interest in the backstage part of theatre. Events range from professional classes and workshops to social events.

Dance Alliance provides dance classes and opportunities no matter the style or ability of the dancer. Students can teach choreography they’ve created and attend dance classes and boot-camps.

Hello, My Name Is… produces sketch comedy in the form of live shows and digital content and does joint shows with Chaos.

Jukebox Collection gives all majors the opportunity to sing, direct, and choreograph by producing musical reviews and full-length musicals.

Manifesto Theatre creates opportunities for students to participate in theatre in all its forms and produces original student work as well as published work.

SOAPbox Productions explores contemporary social and cultural issues through theatre by producing full length plays and poetry workshops and slams.

The Playground is theatre for young audiences with a focus on structured play and creativity. They produce plays and host arts and crafts events.

The Underground Theatre Project produces short and full length original student written work with monthly readings and play-writing festivals.

 

Studio Season

Great things are happening in Theatre at UNC as we continue to develop new opportunities for our students to learn and practice their craft. The School of Theatre Arts and Dance inaugurated our annual Studio Season in the Fall 2017 semester, designed to increase available resources for student production groups and to nurture strategic planning toward projects that will expand audiences and compliment the main stage shows. We have invested funds to negotiate and book off-campus production venues in Greeley for 3-4 pre-determined production slots each academic year. One or more productions each season will be determined a Diversity/Inclusion Featured Production, recognizing a project that best supports and advances our mission to enhance our diverse and inclusive school climate, and will be produced in the Hensel-Phelps Theatre in the Union Colony Civic Center in downtown Greeley.

2017-2018 Studio Season
  • October 2017: Chaos Improvisational Theatre
  • January 2018: Manifesto Theater, Supposed to Be
  • February 2018: Jukebox Collection, Company

Chaos Improv Group

Students performing

Students performing

Students performing