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University of Alaska Anchorage

 We Take Centerstage

The Theatre and Dance Department is proud to offer a comprehensive liberal arts education in both theatre and dance, in which students may choose to pursue either a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre or minors in Theatre or Dance. In addition to honing performance and technical production skills, students will learn how to:

Collaborate and communicate with peers to problem solve complex situations
Demonstrate theories based on historical and cultural foundations
Analyze artistic works within a informed critical framework

Academic Programs


 2019-2020 Theatre Productions

Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare // October 2019
Dance in Performance // November 2019

Tickets and Season Subscriptions are available at 
or call (907) 786-4849. 


  • In Performance: Earthquake '64

    UAA Theater students, Jake Beauvais and Devan Hawkins joined Daybreak with a preview of the Earthquake '64 performance. Watch the KTVA interview here.

    Daybreak Radium Girls cast

  • UAA Dancers on the Move in Boston U!

    UAA Dance Ensemble just returned from a busy week of representing our Department of Theatre and Dance at the American College Dance Association's Conference hosted by Boston University. More on the UAA Dancer's visit to Boston!

    Dance in Boston
  • Dr. Flanders-Crosby lectures at Smithsonian

    Jill Flanders Crosby presented a lecture titled Dancing at the Edge of the Sacred: Fieldwork, Art & Archive in West Africa and Cuba at the Smithsonian Folklife and Cultural Heritage Center in Washington DC, February  6. Read about Dr. Flanders-Crosby's honors.

    El Cabildo De Ma Gose
Secrets Under the Skin project
Stalking the Bogeyman project
How to get involved in UAA Theatre and Dance

 UAA's Theatre and Dance department has provided the Alaskan community with quality education and productions for over 25 years. If you would like to be a part of our continuing legacy of excellence,  please consider donating. 

Chandler Braley Memorial Dance Scholarship
Excellence in Dance Foundation Account
Masterpieces of the Theatre Foundation Account
William R. Wilson Scholarship Account
Dayle Skore Memorial Foundation Account
Distinctive Design in the Performing Arts Account