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"Wounds to the Face"
A note from the Head of Drama
"Located in the heart of South Africa's beautifull Mother City and built on a proud tradition of excellence, The UCT Drama Department is committed to nurturing individual creative and academic brilliance within the context of a vibrant local and...
Clanwilliam Arts Project
UCT Drama students once again contributed to the overwhelming success of the annual Clanwilliam Arts Project, co-ordinated by the Magnet Theatre. The Clanwilliam Arts Project includes archaeology, education, art and drama and is aimed at returning...
A feast of thespian delights
The stage is set for dystopian futures and crumbling families. The 2016 graduating class of theatre makers have interpreted the works of playwrights such as Athol Fugard and Caryl Churchill. The six works were performed over the course of four...
Binge Theatre
The Binge theatre platform is two evenings of 25 minute extracts from well written plays that showcase our Fourth Year Performing students in the UCT Drama Department. Binge theatre gives students an opportunity to explore material and lead...
Watch out Grahamstown - here comes FIGS
Our 4th Year Theatre Makers have successfully raised enough money to send their incredible production "FIGS" to the National Arts Festival. "FIGS" performs on the 7th and 8th July.

News

Monday, 5 December 2016

UCT Drama students once again contributed to the overwhelming success of the annual Clanwilliam Arts Project, co-ordinated by the Magnet Theatre. The Clanwilliam Arts Project includes archaeology, education, art and drama and is aimed at returning the heritage of the Clanwilliam area to the community. “The parade begins at dusk. The local band leads the children, carrying figures and puppets and candle powered lanterns, wearing masks and helmets through the township.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 - 10:30

The Binge theatre platform is two evenings of 25 minute extracts from well written plays that showcase our Fourth Year Performing students in the UCT Drama Department. Binge theatre gives students an opportunity to explore material and lead characters of their choice in brief concentrated showcases.

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 15:45

The Drama Department cannot describe how proud we are of all of our 2015 graduates. Despite the challenges of 2015, our senior students managed to pull throw, and we were extremely well represented in the June 2016 graduation ceremonies. We look forward to watching these young South Africans blossom as they forge the careers they have trained so hard for over the past few years.

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 10:45

A short film by third-year UCT film student Jessie Zinn, featuring both current UCT Drama students and recent Graduates, showed at Cannes after making waves on the international film festival circuit

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 12:00

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