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About Theatre

Theatre creates a world apart from us, but one so powerful that it draws us in and makes us feel or distances us and makes us think. That world can be pleasing or provoking, funny or tragic, artificial or realistic. It takes many people to produce this theatrical world:

  • playwrights
  • actors
  • dancers
  • singers
  • costumers
  • designers
  • lighting specialists
  • production managers
  • carpenters
  • directors
  • stage managers
  • and theatre technicians.

The University of Winnipeg’s Department of Theatre and Film offers courses covering all of these areas, as well as dramatic literature, theatre history, and dramatic theory (which are also part of the Minor in Comparative Literature).

Whether you’re looking to pick up a course or two, or you’re aiming to launch an intense program of study, we offer degree studies in: