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.
Congratulations to Theatre Arts Graduate Student Olga Sanchez Saltveit! Her essay, (Afro)Latinx Theatre: Embodiment and Articulation, appears in the special Issue of Label Me Latina/o, Summer 2017: Black and Latin@: Conceptualizing Afro-Latinidad in Afro-Latina/o Literature and Performance.
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...
Free summer theatre!
July 28 and 29
The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence by Madeleine George, directed by Nelson Barre
FINALIST! Pulitzer Prize for Drama – 2014
WINNER! John Gassner Award – 2014
THE KILROYS LIST – 2014
Watson: trusty sidekick to Sherlock Holmes; loyal engineer who built Bell’s first telephone; unstoppable super-computer that became reigning Jeopardy! champ; amiable techno-dweeb who, in the present day, is just looking for love. These four constant companions become one in this brilliantly witty, time-jumping, loving tribute (and cautionary...