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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.

Here’s to Olga and J.K.!


UOTA PhD candidates spend countless hours to achieve their various goals and dedicating themselves to our program.

CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. J.K. Rogers and Dr. Olga Sanchez Saltveit for successfully completing their programs. We look forward to supporting them through their future walks of life.


Dr. J.K. Rogers

holds a BA in English Literature from Connecticut College (1999); MAs in Theatre (2011) and English (2014) from the University of Nebraska Omaha; and a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Writing (2013) also from UNO. She recently graduated with an MA in Arts Management (2018),


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.

Dates: 3/24/20 – 3/28/20 Cost: $100 (Expenses included in cost: travel, lodging, tickets, workshops.)


Open to undergraduates with a theatre major or minor, GPA 2.5+ You must be registered as a student for spring term 2020. Priority will be given to seniors and juniors. College credits are not ...

Don’t miss your chance to see Tartuffe!


By Molière Adapted by Constance Congdon from a literal prose translation by Virginia Scott Directed by Tricia Rodley Nov 8, 9, 15, 16, 22,23 @ 7:30 pm, Nov 17 @2:00 pm. Robinson Theatre

Tartuffe’s vow of poverty earns him entrance into Orgon’s home and heart, but Orgon’s family rebels against this new spiritual influence. From humble sinners to hypocrites, all will be revealed in the very public mirror of Molière’s comedic satire.


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