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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.

UO Theatre Alumna Heidi Schreck’s Play Shines in New York

Currently on the New York Theatre Workshop’s stage, Heidi Schreck’s play, “What the Constitution Means to Me” is garnering rave reviews.

Check out the NY Times Article Here:  Enraged by Their Times, Women of Ambition Seize the Stage  

Learn more about the New York Theatre Workshop here:

For more background on Heidi’s amazing career as a playwright, actress, and screenwriter, read this Around the O article:  Finding the Balance

Thumbnail photo credit- Sara Krulwich, New York Times.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival


Would you like to attend the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for a very low cost?

Thanks to the generous support of Carol Williams, Theatre Arts undergraduate students can participate in a Spring Break research trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, in Ashland, Oregon.

Download the full 2019 announcement:



Choose your own adventure!

Be daring winter term and expand your theatre horizons with these courses:

TA 250: Acting 1








TA 250: Acting 1- Bilingual: Class taught in both Spanish and English. You can also receive Spanish elective credit MWF- 12:00-1:50 pm NO PREVIOUS SPANISH EXPERIENCE REQUIRED! Meet new people and possibly learn a new language! Info here:












TA 410: Costume Draping MWF-10:00-11:50 am Pre-req is TA 212 Practical problems encountered