Whether you want to perform at centre stage, create the magic behind the scenes, develop your skills as a critic or take your professional theatre career to the next dramatic level, the University of Alberta's Department of Drama is the place to imagine, create and transform.


  1. Q & A with creators of Elephant Wake

    UAlberta Drama alumni Jonathan Christenson & Bretta Gerecke reunite with Joey Tremblay for revival of Catalyst Theatre’s first international hit.

  2. Orestes 2.0: Distressed and disheveled

    UAlberta Abbedam costume designers blend archaic and modern fashion for Punk-rock Greek tragedy.

  3. Lisa Gilroy ('14 BA/BEd, Drama) hosts popular comedy TV show

    As the host of Undercover High, Arts Alumna Lisa Gilroy uses her improv and drama skills to prank unsuspecting students.

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In the News

  1. Orestes 2.0, the Canadian update has blood on its hands

    ABBEDAM is back tonight. This time out, the University of Alberta’s adventurous drama student theatre company – armed with a licence to contemporize (and Canadian-ize).

  2. U of A brings Loveplay to Edmonton stage (Edmonton Sun)

    The U of A is calling it their Moira Buffini Festival — a selection of three plays spread over the next few months. And if the current production of her Loveplay is any example, get your seats now.

  3. Carousel Players Appoints Jessica Carmichael as New Artistic Director

    Congratulations to MFA directing alumna Jessica Carmichael on her appointment as artistic director at Carousel Players in St. Catharines, Ontario.

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