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.
Sunday 11 December 2016
It's that time of year again! St Mary's College annual panto is back. Wendy Darling has just graduated from Durham University. But with her parents wanting her to move away from home and get her own job, she gets a visit from her old uni friend Peter Pan, who takes her back to Durham in order to try and convince her not to grow up and stay at university forever. However, Peter is dealing with problems of his own, as he struggles with abandonment issues, evil pirates (also known as the Hatfield rowers), pretty girls and the Durham locals.
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Wednesday 14 December 2016
When the miserly and curmudgeonly Scrooge refuses to indulge in the festive season, he is visited by three Christmas Spirits to be reminded of the perils of living without care for his fellow beings. Adapted for the stage from Charles Dickens’ timeless classic by Paul Sills.
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Durham Student Theatre
Durham Student Theatre is the over-arching student theatre society for drama at Durham University, representing 27 individual theatre companies.