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Our mission is to educate theatre students to work in the professional world. Avila offers two degree programs: B.A. in Theatre and a B.F.A. in Acting, Directing, Musical Theatre, or Design/Technology & Management.


      Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees begin at 2:00 p.m.
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War of the Worlds: The Panic Broadcast

October 3, 4, 5, & 6, 2019
Whitfield Center

As You Like It

November 21, 22, 23 & 24, 2019
Lutheran High School of Kansas City
Lutheran Theatre

Miss Nelson is Missing

February 15 - 29, 2020
Union Station
H&R Block City Stage Theatre

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

April 23, 24, 25 & 26, 2020
Whitfield Center

Join us back on the Bill and Jean Buchanan Stage inside the renovated Goppert Performing Arts Center for the 2020 - 2021 Season

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The Avila Promise

  • Tuition Protection
  • 4-Year Graduation Guarantee
  • Internship or Research Guarantee
  • Up to $1,000 Travel Award


That’s the Avila Promise.

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Dear Neighbor Day 2020

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Join together with students, employees, alumni & friends and live the Avila mission by serving the Kansas City community on our 7th annual Dear Neighbor Day!

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Miss Nelson is Missing

Miss Nelson is Missing play poster

Buy your tickets today for Miss Nelson is Missing, the latest production from the Avila Theatre Department and Theatre for Young America at the H&R Block City Stage Theatre at Union Station, February 15-29.

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