Theatre and Drama Programs
Internationally recognized for our theatre conferences, workshops, and publications, we serve theatre and drama professionals as well as the general public. Our performance and international study programs annually reach thousands of people with enriching theatre experiences. Contact us by calling 608-263-2790 or by email
Theatre and drama programs include
Theatre classes are back! These classes are often held in the evenings and weekends and are open to enthusiasts with all levels of experience.
Held each November, this three-day event for high school students and their directors includes theatre-related workshops plus live performances. Produced cooperatively by UW-Madison Continuing Studies, the Wisconsin High School Forensic Association and the Alliance for Wisconsin Theatre Education.
This project was created to foster the development of new works by Wisconsin playwrights. This endeavor awards three individual playwright residencies as well as a weekend of readings.
Held each February in Madison, Wisconsin, the auditions offer an opportunity for actors, technicians, dancers and management personnel to audition and interview with theatre producers. An opportunity to upgrade your audition skills is available through workshops taught by theatre producers.
Issues confronting professionals in the field are the focus of this biennial conference. Theatre administrators from around the country come to Madison, Wisconsin for 2.5 days in November where, with the help of facilitators, they discuss their concerns and share resources.
For over 30 years, enthusiasts of the performing arts have traveled with us throughout the U.S. and Canada. These escorted tours include tickets to performances, lectures with theatre professionals, and educational materials as well as air, transportation and hotel arrangements.
Join us for an educational weekend of theatre in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada. Have a meal with the cast and attend upwards of 6 plays.