The Vortex Theatre is a venue for classic, contemporary and cutting edge theatre. Our audiences can enjoy wonderful works for the stage. From local and national premieres to new interpretations of classic works, the Vortex continues to be one of Albuquerque’s finest theatres.
Tricklock Company creates, tours, and produces theatrical productions as a professional ensemble committed to artistic risk, physicality, absurdism, and poetic work.Tricklock Company is the theatre-in-residence at the University of New Mexico and the producers of The Revolutions International Theatre Festival, The Manoa Project and The Reptilian Lounge. The Tricklock Performance Laboratory in downtown Albuquerque is home to the resident company.
The academic program of the UNM Department of Theatre and Dance is enchanced by a strong production program. Each year we produce a main stage series of five events: three plays, a faculty-choreographed dance concert and the nationally acclaimed Words Afire Festival of New Works. In addition, we support productions by our resident theatre company, Tricklock Company, student produced plays and student dance showcases.