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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.

UO Theatre Alumna Heidi Schreck’s Play Shines in New York

Currently on the New York Theatre Workshop’s stage, Heidi Schreck’s play, “What the Constitution Means to Me” is garnering rave reviews.

Check out the NY Times Article Here:  Enraged by Their Times, Women of Ambition Seize the Stage  

Learn more about the New York Theatre Workshop here:

For more background on Heidi’s amazing career as a playwright, actress, and screenwriter, read this Around the O article:  Finding the Balance

Thumbnail photo credit- Sara Krulwich, New York Times.

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.

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Avenue Q!

Don’t Miss Your Chance to See Avenue Q!

Tickets on Sale Now

Show details:

November 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17 @ 7:30 p.m. November 11 @ 2:00 pm. Robinson Theatre

Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Book by Jeff Whitty Based on an original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Directed by Zeina Salame

A musical comedy about the harsh realities of life after college, relationships and finding your purpose. Contains strong language, adult themes and puppet nudity.

AVENUE Q is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance