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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.  

Thursday 27 October 2016

Pitch Productions presents 'Mojo' by Jez Butterworth

7:30pm to 10:00pm, The Assembly Rooms Theatre, Durham
1958. Soho. Ezra’s Atlantic nightclub. Silver Johnny is a rising rock ‘n’ roll star. Until he disappears, and Ezra is murdered. The men of the Atlantic struggle through the following day; in fear of their culture, lives, and each other.

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Sunday 30 October 2016

The Crucible

7:00pm to 10:00pm, The Norman Chapel, Durham Castle

Set in Puritan New England in 1692, The Crucible tells the story of the Salem Witch Trials, which shocked a community; culminating in an attack on the values of society and the perceived evils of witchcraft. Miller's timeless work tells of a society gripped by fear, superstition and malice.

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Thursday 3 November 2016

Swallow by Stef Smith

7:30pm to 9:00pm, Assembly Rooms Theatre

Piccolo Theatre presents its debut production: Having premiered to critical acclaim at last year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival, ‘Swallow’ powerfully tells the story of three strangers as they struggle with their lives. Painful yet playful, poignant but uplifting, this contemporary play takes a long hard look at the extremes of everyday life, and the often chaotic ways in which we deal with them.

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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.

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