Season's greetings
As 2015 draws to a close, the Drama Department wishes everyone a safe and festive season. We look back on our successes and look forward to a new year of challenges, triumphs and standing ovations.
Thank you for auditioning
The standard of auditions this year was extremely high! The Drama Department appreciates the time, effort and enthusiasm so many applicants showed in their auditions.
Guns & Hoses
2015 Graduates hitting the big screen…
You’ve seen them on the stage, now come see them on the screen. Our 4th year graduating actors have been hard at work refining their acting skills in front of the camera and the UCT Drama Department is proud to present their work to you. The...
"The Seagull"
Now that was theatre...
Generally considered to be the first of his four major plays, Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" dramatises the romantic and artistic conflicts between its four main characters. Once again The UCT Drama Department is proud to have presented this...
"Our Country's Good"
Deserved accolades for our fourth year actors
Is it possible for ‘theatre to be a humanising force'? Against the background of a penal colony in New South Wales, in the 1780s, a group of Royal Marines and convicts put on a production.


Friday, 12 February 2016

The Drama Department’s collaboration with SA TB Vaccination Initiative (SATVI) and The Mothertongue Project is well under way. The first performances of taxi theatre in the Worcester area have started. This phase of the project is to provide provocative skits to people on taxis and at transport hubs, exploring the science of TB. 

Publication Date:
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 16:30
Amy Jephta  - Photo: Mariana Malan

SUIDOOSTERFEES-KOMPETISIE.  Amy Jephta wen prys vir nuwe dramateks.

Bedrewe toneelskrywer fokus op Vlakte.

Deur Mariana Malan, Woensdag 07 Oktober 2015 

Source: Netwerk24 

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 10:15
Young creators are waiting in the wings

Tracy Saunders gives our P4 Theatre Makers a wonderful review in the Cape Times: "There is no shortage of good directors and theatre-makers in Cape Town and it is encouraging that there is a quality cohort of creative youngsters waiting in the wings. Last week the fourth year UCT theatre students showcased their directing talents with extracts from a wide range of work."

Publication Date:
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 21:45
Fresh From Fest

This year the Drama Department’s student-run theatre festival, Fresh from Fest, played host to five Western Cape institutions which returned from the Grahamstown National Arts Festival as part of the Student Theatre or Schools’ Festival.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 09:30