Drama Department

3 Programs

(Performance –Technical/Design – Dramatic Arts/Education)


Prepare to join an artistic tradition that has captivated audiences for thousands of years!

Through our rigorous program of hands-on theatre experiences, you refine your artistic techniques and develop lifelong skills such as creativity, confidence, and discipline. Courses in theatre history and theory provide a comprehensive understanding of drama’s essential role in society. 

Our graduates pursue exciting opportunities in theatre, drama education, and other endeavours that require innovative problem-solving and effective group communication.

A passionate team of professors and staff supports your growth as an engaging artist and critical thinker. Our vibrant students foster a sense of community that welcomes imagination, self-expression, and collaboration. Regular visits from high-profile guest artists provide exposure to diverse perspectives.

Participate in a dynamic season of theatre activities, including Mainstage productions supervised by professors, the student-run TheatreXtra series, and an array of practical workshops, play readings, public forums, and special events.


 Facilities & Spaces

    • University Theatre – 450-seat proscenium theatre
    • David Spinks Theatre – black box studio
    • Rehearsal studios
    • Scene shop for set construction
    • Properties shop for props design and construction
    • Costume shop and costume lab
    • Design Studio

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