University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Theatre

Royall Tyler Theatre

Royal Tyler TheatreThe Department of Theatre is housed in the Royall Tyler Theatre. Facilities include a fully equipped 300 seat thrust stage theatre, lighting classroom and lab, scene shop, costume shop, design classroom, acting classroom, general classroom and faculty and staff offices.


The Theatre is named for Royall Tyler (1757-1826). Tyler was an American jurist and playwright, best known for writing The Contrast (1787). He was born in Boston, Massachusetts, but made Vermont his home where, during his lifetime, he served as Vermont Supreme Court Assistant Judge and later as Chief Justice.

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