Practice stagecraft and explore human experience and imagination in a dynamic, immediate way
At Otago practice and analytical investigation inform and support one another. You’ll study different times and cultures from a theatre perspective, ranging from Shakespeare, to performance art, to bicultural theatre.
Your lecturers have professional as well as academic expertise in the fields of acting, producing, directing, criticism, stage design, lighting and sound design, playwriting and translation.
Unique Lunchtime Theatre programme
Our unique weekly Lunchtime Theatre programme at Allen Hall is your testing ground in all aspects of stagecraft – as a performer, director, playwright, or stage manager.
Study Theatre for your bachelor’s degree
You can study Theatre Studies:
- as a major in the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Arts and Commerce (BACom), Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc)
- as part of the Bachelor of Performing Arts (BPA) degree
- as a specialised minor in a range of degrees, or
- as stand-alone interest papers
Study Theatre at postgraduate level
If you are interested in studying Theatre at postgraduate level, there are a number of degree options available.