Small class sizes, appreciation of diversity, and a spirit of inclusion promote a strong sense of community at the Department of Theatre.

An extensive production schedule offers students numerous opportunities to practice the creation of theatre while rigoruous academic offerings challenge students to learn.  Explore Theatre at UVM >>

The Department of Theatre Production Season ticketing information

The Royall Tyler Theatre box office will be closed for in-person and phone sales from Monday, December 3 thru Monday, January 14 for the Winter break. It will re-open on Tuesday, January 15.. Tickets can be purchased 24 hours a day/7 days a week online by going HERE.

Regular box office hours are Tuesday thru Thursday from 11a.m to 4p.m. You can reach the box via telephone by calling 802-656-2094.

If you have any questions or would like additional information please email


2018/2019 Production Season
Hand to God
October 3-6 at 7:30PM
October 6 & 7 at 2:00PM
See the video trailer for Hand to God HERE.
November 7-10 at 7:30PM
November 11 at 2:00PM
Please Note: The November 10 matinee at 2PM has been CANCELLED.
February 27 - March 2 at 7:30PM
March 2 & 3 at 2:00PM
March 3 at 7:30PM
For more information about these productions go to the Current Production Season page on our website.
Purchase tickets online to any of the shows above here.


UVM Department of Theatre Faculty Spring 2016


The faculty in the department of theatre is comprised of working professionals as well as scholars who contribute to the field of theatre in the areas of acting, directing, playwriting, theatre design, and criticism. Students who study theatre have access to faculty through small workshop classes, independent study projects, honor’s thesis, coaching for performance assignments, and production work.

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Academic Programs

The Department of Theatre provides students with a combination of theory and practice in understanding theatre as an art form that reflects the human condition. Students who major or minor in theatre are required to take core courses that provide an historical and critical foundation as well as fundamentals courses in areas of acting and design. A wide offering of additional courses are available that reflect theatre as social practice, personal expression, and creative collaboration.

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Challenging performance opportunities

Students may audition to perform in shows that are part of the Mainstage season, the holiday show or The Spring Play Festival. There are also numerous positions for running crew and technical staff on shows. These include positions like stage manager, assistant stage manager, lighting and sound board operators, costume crew, and front of house assignments.