Department of Drama and Theatre Arts

The unique environment of the Department of Drama and Theatre Arts is shaped by a collective of internationally renowned scholars, theatre-makers and creative researchers committed to providing the next generation of artists and critical thinkers with the tools to challenge the status quo and innovate creatively within the cultural, social and political landscapes of the twenty first century.

The Other Place returns

University’s pioneering collaboration with the Royal Shakespeare Company creates ‘radical mischief’


Posted 01 July 2016

The student perspective

Eleanor talks about her passion for theatre and her reasons for choosing the University of Birmingham for studying the BA Drama and Theatre Arts degree programme.

Posted 26 May 2016

Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

Some of the top scholars from the University of Birmingham's College of Arts and Law will take to the stage to lead talks and debates showcasing their areas of research, at this year's Hay Festival.

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We are proud to offer throughout the academic year a series of events, research seminars, and productions closely tied to the department academic and practical work.

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