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Everyone is Welcome at Washburn Theatre

We value diversity and inclusivity. Whether you want to be on stage, backstage or in the audience, you have a place with us.

Washburn Players

Washburn Players is a group of students interested in theatre that participate in community and campus events. 
Learn more about the players on Facebook.

Local Community Theatre

Students are encouraged to participate in local community theatre.

  • Ad Astra Theatre, a homegrown theatre ensemble
  • Topeka Civic Theatre; (Helen Hocker Center for the Performing Arts)
  • The Break Room
  • KCACTF, (Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival) Region 5. 
    • KCACTF is a national organization that recognizes and celebrates the achievements of collegiate theatre students. Washburn Theatre Department has a tradition of attending and participating in Region 5 Festivals.

Washburn Transformational Experience

The Washburn Transformational Experience is a program that was created in order to provide Washburn University students with amazing opportunities and experiences. The main objective of the WTE program is to transform students into a new kind of individual (e.g., more worldly, more knowledgeable). Students will be able to accomplish goals and experience opportunities they never dreamed possible. Each student is responsible for making their WTE experience as great and amazing as they want it to be.   WTE, (Washburn Transformational Experience) 

A Forum of Student Creativity

Apeiron is a forum of student research, scholarship, and creativity. It is often a part of the Washburn Transformational Experience. Learn more about Apeiron
  • Washburn Players
  • Local Theatre
  • WTE
  • Apeiron

GET IN TOUCH WITH Washburn Theatre

Washburn University Theatre
Garvey, Room 133
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

Phone & Email
Phone: 785.670.1639

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Washburn University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Pamela Foster, Equal Opportunity Director/Title IX Coordinator, Washburn University, 1700 SW College Ave, Topeka, Kansas 66621, 785.670.1509,

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