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Durham University

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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.  

Monday 10 June 2019

'What We Aren't Supposed to Talk About'

6:30pm to 9:00pm, Dowrick Suite, Trevelyan College

Pitch Production's presents 'What We Aren't Supposed to Talk About' a.k.a 'WASTA'.
This week 10-15 June is entirely dedicated to confronting a spectrum of topics, spanning both physical and mental health issues that are considered 'taboo; for individuals to discuss. It is about time we all embrace candid, non-judgemental discussion in a safe and open environment to shine a light on topics that continue to be overlooked in society. This is exactly what we envision the week of WASTA to achieve. The week includes a film night, conference, showcase evening and performances of 'Gutted' by Liz Richardson and Tara Robinson.

Contact pitch.prods@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Friday 14 June 2019

Pitch Production's presents 'Gutted' by Liz Richardson and Tara Robinson

7:30pm to 9:00pm, Dowrick Suite, Trevelyan College, Durham

'Gutted' by Liz Richarson and Tara Robinson is a one-woman play, played by student Honor Halford-Macleod, building on the experiences of author Liz Richardson navigating her way through the inflammatory bowel disease Ulcerative Colitis, as well as exploring the personal shame that casts a shadow over individuals with related illnesses.

Contact pitch.prods@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Tuesday 18 June 2019

Spare Room 2019

4:00pm to 9:00pm, The Pemberton Building, Palace Green, Durham

The Assembly Rooms Theatre is excited for its upcoming black box studio space, a temporary venue for June 2019: The Spare Room.
Enjoy a programme of 9 shows over 3 days!

Contact s.m.wright@durham.ac.uk for more information about this event.


Durham Student Theatre

Durham Student Theatre is the umbrella organisation which supports theatre at Durham University, representing 26 individual theatre companies.

Music Durham

Music Durham is the umbrella organisation for music societies. Student-led and student run, Music Durham is supported by Experience Durham with sponsorship from PwC.