Theatre

All the world's a stage.

Theatre is a form of human expression shaped by social, economic, technological, personal and artistic forces. Theatre holds a mirror up to society and the human condition: it forces us to examine ourselves, our values, our ways of thinking. It helps us find the narrative thread in an idea or emotion. 

Theatre courses

The theatre appreciation courses offered through Continuing Studies at UVic will introduce you to some of the greatest works of the stage, including:

  • Shakespeare
  • contemporary Broadway productions
  • genres of world theatre
  • improvisational comedy
  • …and more!
In Memory: Michael Booth

We are sad to announce the recent passing of one of our long-time instructors and friends, Dr. Michael Booth.

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Full Throttle through the Arts

John Lucas describes himself as “an actor who happens to sing and dance.” Having had one foot in theatre and the other in academia all his life has made him feel like “the illegitimate offspring of Northrop Frye and Daffy Duck,”

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Janet McDonald, Program Coordinator
Tel 250-721-8827
Email jaking@uvic.ca
Preston Randall, Program Assistant
Tel 250-721-7997
Email prandall@uvic.ca