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Department Events


24            Friday @ 1-3 PM
The Tempest Orion Project Public Lecture 
A special week-long series of workshops exploring Shakespeare’s The Tempest with our students and five influential theatre experts. These theatre practitioners will be sharing their developments and ideas at a closing panel discussion. Visit the website and back hall to see the list of visiting artists.

27            Monday @ 12:45 PM
SATCo: Showcase
Come out and vote for the “Pick of SATCo.” The winning performance will be awarded $500 to put towards a remount of their show. Each show will have a 3-5 minute slot to remind the student body what it was about, and why it should earn their vote!

27           Monday @ 7-9 PM
SATCo: Speed Dating
SATCo Speed Dating is here to promote collaboration between student writers, directors, and designers with the intention of producing theatrical works.

29           Wednesday @ 12:45 PM
TCU: End of Year Forum
ROOM 140
Have thoughts on the TCU or the Department of Theatre and want to share concerns or constructive criticism? This is the chance to respectfully speak up.

30            Thursday @ 4:30 PM
Janet Munsil Public Lecture
Munsil’s latest play examines how the woman’s rapid and unexpected recovery, attributed to her faith, could impact family, friends, healthcare providers, and the disability community. This lecture will incorporate readings of scenes from the play.

31            Friday @ 4:00 – 5:00 PM
THEA 219 Presentations
Boxes. Students of THEA 219 present their end of term creation exploring the significance of the box in their lives—as a receptacle for the temporary, the permanent and the symbolic. Fourteen pieces written and performed by members of the class.


1                Saturday 7:00 – 11:00 PM
End of Year Department Party
Get together with the whole department for this formal party. Bust out your ball gowns and tuxedos! Hosted by Jessie Johnson and Emma Leck. There will be food, bar service, awards and talent acts! No outside alcohol. No outsiders with the exception of significant others. Admission is 3$.

1-2          Saturday and Sunday
Auditions for Second Year Acting Specialization
Sign up sheet will be posted in the back hall on March 27. For further information contact: jwood@uvic.ca

4           Tuesday
Last Day of Classes

 5           Wednesday
Presentation Day & Farewell to Grads
Plan to see the work of our graduating students featured in performance, displays and more! Schedule TBA with the day ending with a celebration for our 2017 graduates. There will be cake!

6-9          Thursday to Sunday
Mainstage Auditions
Initial auditions are April 6-7, and callbacks are April 7-9.

7-25        Mondays - Saturdays
Final Exams

Do you have an event or more information for these postings? E-mail us at aholierh@uvic.ca

Academic & University Deadlines

January 2017

1 Sunday New Year's Day
4 Wednesday First term classes begin for all faculties
17 Tuesday Last day for 100% reduction of tuition fees for standard first term and full year courses. 50% of tuition will be assessed for courses dropped after this date
20 Friday Last day for adding courses that begin in the first term
31 Tuesday Last day for paying first term fees without penalty

February 2017

7 Tuesday Last day for 50% reduction of tuition fees for standard courses. 100% of tuition fees will be assessed for courses dropped after this date.
13 Monday Family Day
13-17 Monday-Friday Reading Break
28 Tuesday Last day for withdrawing from first term courses without penalty of failure

March 2017

April 2017

4 Friday Last day of classes for all faculties
7 Friday Second term examinations begin
14 Friday Good Friday
17 Monday Easter Monday
25 Monday First term examination period ends for all faculties