Join the Line at Jim ‘n Nick’s on Thursday

As we close our season with A Chorus Line, UA Theatre & Dance will host its last Theatre Thursday event on April 20 at 5:30pm. Join us at Jim ‘n Nicks before the show for discounted appetizers and a fun dinner with your friends! The Theatre Thursday series began last year as an initiative for […]

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LA RONDE talkback

Join us as we take to the Allen Bales stage for the final time this school year with La Ronde, the gripping story of romance between classes in 1890’s Vienna. The work by playwright Arthur Schnitzler is a commentary on the rigid morals and class system of the time. By pairing various couples of characters […]

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Al’s Pals Volunteers Lead Matthews Elementary Students in Dance and more!

Al’s Pals is a University of Alabama volunteer organization that allows students to go into local elementary schools as mentors and other leadership positions. These mentors are college students who pair with a student to assist them in homework help and other enrichment activities once a week after the school day. For the second year, […]

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UA Theatre & Dance brings local dance students to campus

The second annual University of Alabama Dance Festival was this Saturday, April 1st from 9 am to 4 pm. The festival offers local 6th-12th grade dance students access to two workshops, lunch, an opportunity fair presented by UA student organizations, and a ticket to the matinee performance of Dance Alabama! Tuscaloosa is home to several […]

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Dance Alabama! Embarks on a State Tour

This month, the student organization Dance Alabama! has joined forces with the Alabama State Council on the Arts as part of the Alabama Touring Artist Program. Dancers will travel to schools across the state to perform and interact with K-12 students. A typical performance lasts around half an hour and is followed by an interactive […]

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Talkback Series Returns to the Allen Bales

The doors of the Allen Bales theatre open for the first time in 2017 with The Eccentricities of a Nightingale, Tennessee William’s 1951 revision of his drama Summer and Smoke. The story follows Alma Winemiller (Chelsea Reynolds) as she struggles for one last time to escape the fate of a spinster. Her affections for the […]

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UA Theatre & Dance celebrates its ties to Tennessee Williams

Marian Gallaway, the namesake of UA Theatre & Dance’s mainstage theatre, and the first Director of Theatre at The University of Alabama, was lifelong friends with renowned American playwright Tennessee Williams. In a foreword to Gallaway’s book on all things theatre, Williams speaks to her talent and her important influence on his life. “Quite possibly […]

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Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre Reflects On Freedom

February has arrived and we are celebrating Black History Month all across the United States. It’s a time for recognition and reflection as we honor African-Americans that have made an impact on our history. Alabama Repertory Dance Theatre, opening February 21, is offering a night of spectacular storytelling and performance to embrace those that have […]

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Dance Alabama! A Show, an Organization, and an Opportunity

  This November, UA Theatre & Dance presents a season favorite, Dance Alabama! The show, created by the student organization of the same name, is always unique, featuring brand new student-choreographed works. This semester’s production will include over 20 pieces, including a women’s jazz piece about transition. For his piece “In Transit,” senior Rex Glover […]

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“We’re Sitting and Watching”…UA Theatre & Dance’s Falsettos

UA Theatre & Dance presents the hilarious and touching Falsettos at the Allen Bales Theatre, November  7-11 at 7:30PM and November 13  at 2:00PM and 7:30PM. Falsettos is a musical comprised of two stories from composer William Finn’s (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) Off-Broadway In Trousers trilogy. The audience will be introduced to […]

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