New book delves into ethics in Applied Theatre practice
UVic theatre prof launches new book exploring ethics in the practice of applied theatre and how this affects communities and participants.
Phoenix launches new educational program: Phoenix Rising
The Department of Theatre at UVic launches a new high school outreach program to offer a behind-the-scenes, interactive look at “Dead Man’s Cell Phone.”
Design brings art history alive for Dead Man’s Cell Phone
Dead Man’s Cell Phone designers Patrick Du Wors, Parker Feenstra and Miriam Dumitra share how the paintings of Edward Hopper inspired their work on this show.
New weekly podcast helps students tell more stories
Friday afternoons have new meaning with the launch of the new Phoenix Fire podcast. Listen-in to stories fuelled by our passion for theatre.
Department Comings & Goings
This past year has seen some momentous changes at the Department of Theatre with several esteemed long-time faculty and staff retiring and new faces replacing them.
Join us for a discussion on sustainability & the arts
Join us for a discussion on sustainability & the artsThe climate crisis is one of the most urgent problems of our time, and the arts can play a vital role in helping people better understand its impact. Discover how scholars and researchers in UVic’s Faculty of...
2021 Student Community Impact Award winners
The Faculty of Fine Arts is proud to announce the three recipients of our inaugural Fine Arts Student Community Impact Awards, presented as part of the annual Greater Victoria Regional Arts Awards on Oct 1 at a live event held at Sidney’s Winspear Centre. Each...
ONC Artist in Residence debuts “Gossip with Whales”
ONC Artist in Residence debuts "Gossip with Whales"The ocean has many songs to sing! Join us for this feast of music and celebration as we launch the world premiere performances of four new choral compositions created during Dennis Gupa's artistic residency with Ocean...
Dennis Gupa: from sea rituals to applied theatre and science
The idea of artists working with scientists is nothing new to Dennis Gupa. A PhD candidate in UVic’s theatre department, Gupa is also the current artist-in-residence with Ocean Networks Canada (ONC), a UVic initiative. He sees the artistic residency, launched by the...
Phoenix Theatre livestreams Problem Child
Theatre students learn new skills to continue their education during challenging times.