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.
How we are exploring issues of climate through the arts, humanities and law.
The College of Arts and Law is placed 67th in the Times Higher Education 2022 rankings, making it one of the best places for study and research in this field globally.
Posted 10 January 2022
14 Drama and Theatre Arts participated in a 3-day online workshop, led by RSC Director Owen Horsley.
Posted 17 November 2021
Dr David Pattie from the University of Birmingham's department of Drama and Theatre Arts featured on BBC Radio Scotland's popular programme
Posted 11 October 2021
The Hive Gallery is pleased to exhibit for the first time in Birmingham, ' The Machinery', an audio-visual instillation capturing the earliest known machine dance.
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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.
One of the best of the established British university drama departments, rated top in the UK for Drama by the Guardian University Guide 2015.