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.
"An increasing number of historians have delved into the archives in order to discover how individuals of the past responded to feelings of emotional and physical isolation."
Posted 12 August 2021
Bridging the Gap is a partnership project with Women & Theatre and the University of Birmingham.
Posted 08 July 2021
How Birmingham's Drama and Theatre Arts staff and students kept theatrical performance alive during the pandemic
Posted 17 May 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.