Performing Arts & Theater

Stop by the Box Office and snag your tickets for the best in Wyoming’s cultural entertainment.

Thanks to the buzzing University, the production season is always packed in Laramie. Experience the finest in music with the University of Wyoming Symphony Orchestra, catch a theatre production, opera, or a modern jazz dance recital. Visit our Events Page as you plan your upcoming trip to see which events match up with your arrival dates.

UW Symphony

The UW Symphony Orchestra tours throughout the Rocky Mountain region as well as hosting performances right here in Laramie. Concerts may feature collaborations with world-class soloists and University students along with a few community members. Under the direction of Dr. Michael Griffith since 1989, the symphony draws large crowds for regular concerts for each season. See the schedule here.


The University’s music program is expansive, including jazz ensembles, a wind symphony, chamber orchestra, percussion ensemble and pan band, and three choir ensembles. The Balinese gamelan band is a special treat, as well as the well-known Western Thunder Marching Band.

Theatre & Dance

The Department of Theatre & Dance stages a wide range of performances, conferences, and events featuring students’ performing artistry. Recent renovations in the Buchanan Center for the Performing Arts have brought updates to the dance studios and theatres. We highly recommend catching an event at the Buchanan Center during your time in Laramie. Performances are happening regularly in this department, so be sure to check the box office for tickets.

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