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Dance and Drama

All the world's a stage and no where is this more obvious that at Durham University, home to a wealth of performing talent, with colleges and student societies presenting a wonderful range of comedy, drama and music, both old and new. Durham Student Theatre group incorporates many different production companies including DULOG, Durham Shakespeare Company, Castle Theatre Company, as well as several companies based at the individual colleges, offering a lively programme, showcasing performing talent and developing backstage skills. 

The recently refurbished Assembly Rooms Theatre plays host to live performances every week of term and is available as a venue for public performances out of term time.  

Wednesday 8 June 2016

Exhibition and film screening pays tribute to influential Spanish film maker Bigas Luna (1946-2013)

12:00pm to 5:30pm, Vane gallery, Tyneside Cinema, Vamos Social, Newcastle upon Tyne

From 8 June to 12 June, Durham University, along with the Tyneside Cinema, Vane gallery and ¡Vamos! Festival will pay homage to one of Spain’s most influential contemporary film makers and artists, the late Bigas Luna in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contact santiago.fouz@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Thursday 23 June 2016

Angels in America: Millennium Approaches/Perestroika, by Tony Kushner

7:00pm to 11:00pm, The Assembly Rooms Theatre

Pitch Productions' final show of the year is an innovative staging of Tony Kushner's modern epic.

Set in New York at the height of the AIDS crisis in the 1980s, Angels In America is a play like no other. Focusing on two couples - Prior and Louis, Joe and Harper - and their trials and tribulations in an era of immense transformation, this two-part play spans both life and the universe itself to meditate on love, loss, identity and meaning in the modern world.

Contact pitchprods@gmail.com for more information about this event.


Thursday 28 July 2016

Marko's Cisrus Workshop

10:00am to 4:00pm, Durham University Botanic Garden

Learn circus tricks, including how to juggle and spin plates, at this fun workshop.

Contact botanic.garden@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Durham Student Theatre

Durham Student Theatre is the union for drama at Durham University.

Experience Durham

Experience Durham is responsible for co-ordinating University sport, staff and student volunteering and outreach, and in partnership with Durham Students Union, student theatre and music