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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.


Recently Published TA Graduate Students Share Their Work

Join us in a shout out of Congratulations! to our second year PhD student, Ellen Gillooly-Kress and Zeina Salame on their recent publications! 

Ellen’s Article “#HEWILLNOTDIVIDEUS: Weaponizing Performance of Identity from the Digital to the Physical” has been published in the Journal of American Drama and Theatre — a premier journal of ATHE and MATC:

Zeina’s article”Lebanese Prison Drama & Therapeutic Space: Zeina Daccache’s Scheherazade’ in Baabda”  has been published in the


Study Abroad


Program Overview

The London Theatre program is a 9­ week intensive study program offered every other Spring term (odd years).

During the study term, you will attend live professional theatre performances, sometimes including mixed media concerts, opera, ballet, or modern dance. In addition to contemporary London theatre, you may elect to study performance with London theatre professionals, meet with guest speakers, and have ample free time to explore London’s museums and other historical sites. In addition, you will travel to Stratford­Upon­Avon, Kenilworth and either Sudeley


Summer Soup Theatre is Heating Up!


Summer SOUP is back for 2018! Four projects in four months!

FRIDAY/SATURDAY, JULY 20-21 at 7:30 PM, Hope Theatre


by Martyna Majok, Meg Miroshnik, Jiehae Park, Jen Silverman

A collection of short plays by a dynamic group of women playwrights, originally commissioned and premiered for the 2016 Humana Festival of New American Plays at the Actors Theatre of Louisville. How do we reckon with the supernatural, with ghosts and other haunts, with personal loss and living memory? These Kentucky-inspired stories resonate outside of local lore and summon a range of answers –