UCT Open Day 2017
What is Open Day? The Faculty of Humanities hosts an annual Open Day aimed at high school students in Grades 10, 11 and 12, their families, teachers and guidance counsellors. This event is ideal for school-going learners and their parents to...
All of it, Everything, Now, Together
Elaborating on his method of collage, Francesco Nassimbeni weaves drama, design, music and poetry to produce pieces that have been variously described as ‘tone poems’, ‘visual music’ and ‘theatrical mood-boards’.
MA in Dramaturgy 2017
A Masters Degree unlike any other: 1 semester coursework in Amsterdam. 1 semester coursework in Cape Town. An internship with a professional performing arts organisation. A dissertation under combined supervision.
"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...


Sunday, 26 March 2017
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
Don’t Shoot the Harbinger

Sand. Sand. Sand. It’s everywhere. It wasn’t resources running out, or atomic war, or flood, or zombies. It’s sand. People are living in it; not many people, and is it really what you’d call living? Four women. They’re alone. They’re angry. They’re frightened. They can’t get the goddamn sand out of their ears. 

Publication Date:
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 12:15
"Touched by Barney Simon" 2015

Coinciding with Africa Month at UCT and in partnership with the Baxter Theatre Centre, the Department of Drama is commemorating the life and work of prolific South African theatre-maker Barney Simon in a season of plays, Touched by Barney Simon: A Retrospective, at the Little and Arena Theatres.

Publication Date:
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 13:30

UCT alumni excelled at the 50th annual Fleur du Cap Theatre Awards on Sunday evening. Likened to the Tony's in New York, Fleur du Cap celebrates the c crème of Cape Town's arts and theatre community, and no fewer than eight UCT-trained artists walked home with prizes.

Publication Date:
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 20:00