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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.

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:



Applications available below and in the Theatre Arts office, 216 Villard Hall.


Machinal opens January 25th!

Sophie Treadwell’s play of early American Expressionism examines the cost one young woman must pay for conforming to strongly imposed gender roles and the crushing weight of capitalism.

Price Range: $10 Adult | $8 Senior 65+ | $8 UO Faculty/Staff | $8 Students* Purchasing Option: in person, online, phone (online & phone sales subject to service fees) Event Type: Student Theater Venue: Hope Theatre — Eugene Presented By: University Theatre Event Date: Friday, January 25, 2019 – 7:30pm to Saturday, February 9, 2019 – 7:30pm

January 25, 26.