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Theatre Videos

Take a behind the scenes look at how University Theatre produces plays, musicals, and operas. The actors and directors share insights about the characters and a glimpse of rehearsals. Go backstage and see the sets under construction, hanging the stage lights, creating costumes, makeup, and otherwise getting the production on its feet.

On the VergeOn the Verge

On the Verge or The Geography of Yearning
By Eric Overmyer, Directed by Richard Nimke
On the Verge, a comical play, follows three female Victorian explorers who realize they are not only traveling the globe, they are traveling through time.

Performances: May 5-8 and 11-14, 2011

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The Magic FluteThe Magic Flute

The Magic Flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Directed by Mitra Sadeghpour, Conducted by Nobuyoshi Yasuda
In Mozart's fantastical opera The Magic Flute, the great composer's final masterpiece, good triumphs over evil and young lovers (both bird and human!) are united.

What does it take to put on an opera? 47 student cast members, 35 students in the orchestra, and more than 40 students back stage and on the production team.

Performances: Feb. 24-26, March 3-6, 2011

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The Miracle WorkerThe Miracle Worker

The Miracle Worker
Directed by Cheryl Starr

An Experience in UW-Eau Claire Theatre: A Documentary on the Making of The Miracle Worker, videography by Nicole Kittle


Contact Information
Richard Nimke
Director of Theatre
Haas Fine Arts, 174
(715) 836-2407