Wyoming Arts Council

Schedule announced for UW Snowy Range Theatre & Dance Festival

The 2011 Snowy Range Summer Theatre and Dance Festival, presented by the University of Wyoming Department of Theatre and Dance, will feature three full-length plays in June and July.
The festival, established in 2005 as an outgrowth of UW’s longstanding summer theatre program and its annual dance festival, opens June 14-18, with Theresa Rebeck’s backstage comedy “The Understudy” and continues June 28-July 2, with playwright-in-residence William Missouri Downs’ new comedy/drama “Forgiving John Lennon” and July 12-16, with Joan Micklin Silver and Julianne Boyd’s musical revue “A … My Name is Alice.”
The Dance Festival Student Showcase Concert (July 27), Dance Festival Gala Concert (July 30) and Vertical Dance at Vedauwoo (Aug. 20-21) conclude the festival.
All theatre performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the UW Fine Arts studio theatre. Both festival dance performances will be in the UW Arts and Sciences auditorium, with the Dance Festival Student Showcase Concert beginning at 7 p.m. and the Dance Festival Gala Concert beginning at 4 p.m. Vertical Dance will be at the Vedauwoo Recreation Area.
Tickets for theatre performances cost $10 for the public, $8 for senior citizens and $5 for students. Tickets for dance are $12 at the door or $10 pre-purchased. Tickets for vertical dance cost $6.50 per person or dog.
For tickets and information, call 307-766-6666 or go online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts 

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