All the world is 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, and our ways of thinking. It helps us find the narrative thread in an idea or emotion.
The theatre appreciation courses offered through Continuing Studies at UVic will introduce you to some of the greatest works of the stage, including:
- contemporary Broadway productions
- genres of world theatre
- improvisational comedy
Don't give up if it's in your heart. It's exciting what can happen when you just try, advises Continuing Studies alumna Janis Dunning. She believes that there is no expiration date to learn something new.Read Story
There are several well-known health benefits to engaging in creative endeavors, but sometimes actually getting into a right headspace is easier said than done. So what are some things you can do to get those creative juices flowing?Read Story
From the earliest markings upon cave walls, to the rhythmic beating of drums, cultural dance or even the creation of written language, people have been driven to express themselves through art since the earliest days of our species.Read Story
After nearly a decade working for Continuing Studies at UVic, it goes without saying that Preston Randall is an integral part of the team. He knows the division’s systems, people and workflows like the back of his hand.Read Story
We are sad to announce the recent passing of one of our long-time instructors and friends, Dr. Michael Booth.Read Story
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,”Read Story