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.
This February, the University of Oregon hosted the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) is a national theater program involving 20,000 students from colleges and universities nationwide annually. For 50 years, the organization has served as a catalyst in improving the quality of college theater in the United States.
Six University of Oregon students won awards at KCACTF. Three of the six won major awards and one of those students is being sent to Washington D.C. to represent the University of Oregon in the national...
SPRING BREAK TRIP (2019)
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:
Applications available below and in the Theatre Arts office, 216 Villard Hall.
April 19, 20, 26, 27. May 3, 4 @ 7:30 p.m. April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Hope Theatre New Voices is a Theatre Arts program dedicated to student play/playwright development. In 2019, “Smudge” by Meg Schenk and “Just a Shack in the Woods” by Connor French will be featured.