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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.

Food for Lane County Fundraiser

College is a hard transition. Many of our students at UO have experienced food insecurity at some point or another. In order to give back to our students and our community, University of Oregon runs a FFLC fundraiser through the month of February. Each department is left to their own devices in terms of how they acquire food or donations. The Department of Theatre Arts has many ways we fundraise for this cause. All events will take place in our office, 216 Villard Hall during our regular office hours of 8am-4:30pm.

The first of which is a Bake Sale that runs through the entire month of


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.



University of Oregon will be hosting this years Region 7 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. The festival is described as follows:

“The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival affirms its commitment to policies and practices of promoting inclusion and diversity in its leadership, both regional and national, as well as in its programming. We pledge to nurture talent in all areas of the theater based solely on merit and achievement. We encourage production respondents to avoid discriminatory comments and embrace the variety of artistic choices generated by the