University Theatre is located in the Fine Arts Building

Student Opportunities

ArkType New Play Auditions

The UA Department of Theatre will hold auditions November 13 and 14 for two world premiere plays: The Poodle Trainer and Rise. The plays are written by UA graduate playwrights Meghan McEnry (The Poodle Trainer) and Paul McInnis (Rise) and will be produced as a part of the ArkType New Works Festival, April 20-29 in the brand new Global Campus theatre!

Visit our Auditions Page for details, including link to sign up!


Submit a 10 Minute play for the ArkType Festival of New Works!

The Department of Theatre seeks 10-minute plays written by undergraduates to be produced as part of the ArkType New Play Festival in April of 2018. This opportunity is open to ALL undergraduate students at the University of Arkansas. To see full submission guidelines, please visit our Submissions page

Deadline for all submissions is dead-day, Friday, December 8th by 5pm.


George Kernodle New Play Award now accepting submissions for 2018!

Submissions are being accepted through December 16, 2017. Visit the Kernodle Award page for more details.


Production Calendar

To reserve a rehearsal space, please visit the Reservations page.