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. Hunter Cardinal (BFA Acting) narrates University promo video

    Check it out!

  2. Student Voices: 21st Century theatre in the internet age

    BFA student Jessy Ardern discusses the changing state of live theatre in a digital world, and the risks theatre needs to take in order to adapt and survive.

  3. SUMMER THEATRE OPPORTUNITY for Undergrad and Grad Students

    Facilitating Performing Arts for Social Justice - Kenya: We are offering a unique course and opportunity to develop knowledge and skills about using theatre in international community settings. This course is suitable for people with a wide range of interests: performing, management, critical studies, direction, social action and more.

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In the News

  1. The Violet Hour Balances Dark Comedy (The Gateway)

    Studio Theatre’s new season is kicking off with a play exploring transitions and “in-between time.”

  2. Interview with Amy Shostak ('07 BA), 2014 Horizon Alumni Award winner

    The University of Alberta is celebrating the accomplishments of several outstanding graduates at the annual Alumni Recognition Awards. It’s all part of the 2014 alumni weekend. Sean Price and Amy Shostak discuss the event. http://globalnews.ca/video/1558060/u-of-a-alumni-recognition-awards/

  3. Drama Alumnus, Michelle Rios, nabs role in Hollywood indie film Frontera (Edmonton Journal)

    Michelle Rios was in the thick of writing her master’s of fine arts thesis at the University of Alberta when an old friend called her, looking for an audition tape.

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