The Department of Theatre Arts at the University of Oregon serves a variety of students with a wide range of needs and interests. The faculty of this department are committed to a liberal arts approach to theatre education and to maintaining the highest standards both in academic pursuits and in performance. We deeply believe in the value of theatre as a form of cultural formation and communication as well as a pathway for personal growth.
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Gemma De Leon was awarded The Dramaturgy Fellowship in association with ATHE and LMDA to the O’Nell Playwrights’ Conference Literary Office. The LMDA/ATHE/KCACTF Student Dramaturgy Award recognizes contributions by student dramaturgs to the conception, development and production of theater within their colleges and universities, or to educational projects in dramaturgy. The philosophical foundation of this award – like that of dramaturgy itself – rests in the belief that art benefits from examination on the parts of both artist and audience, and that creative inspiration...
Join us for our exciting upcoming season, kicking off with James Joyce’s The Dead, a musical in November. We are offering six shows for the fantastic value of $40 – that includes both of our New Voices student playwriting contest offerings: On the Street Where We Used to Live and The Fruit Stand. Available online and in person through the EMU Box Office.