The Department of Theatre is excited to announce that students are taking over.
We are launching an new initative: Student Insights.
See what we see, hear what we hear, feel what we feel.
Theatre Canvas Page
Keep up to day with Handbook, news, and announcments on the Department of Theatre Canvas Page. Also all the forms and Health & Safetly info that you will need.
This page is only open to fully registered Theatre Students:
Students are involved in a range of activites as part of the curriculam - here is a taste of them!
03 Feb 2019
The Department of Theatre is excited to announce that students are taking over.Read more
22 Apr 2019
Disco Pigs, directed by final year student Aideen Fox, takes home three national awards and was nominated for two more.Read more
11 Mar 2019
As FYP showcase comes to an end, hear and see what students have to say.Read more
18 Feb 2019
A man or a figure.
It can’t be both it was a man!
A man or a figure.
And what did they say about this man?”Read more
25 Feb 2019
"For there is no friend like a sister.
In calm or stormy weather;
To cheer one on the tedious way,
To fetch one if one goes astray,
To lift one if one totters down,
To strengthen whilst one stands."Read more
03 Mar 2019
"What intrigued us the most about these famous tales is that the endings were not so happy like we know today but obscure, even grotesque at times."Read more
25 Mar 2019
Introducing Rhiannon Connick and her experience in the theatre department UCC.Read more
09 Apr 2019
"I had never self-devised before doing the module and it has been immensely beneficial for me, as it has inspired me to consider self-devising more pieces."Read more
13 May 2019
Experiences from the Adult Acting Evening Courses with Jack Healy
11 Feb 2019
Final Year student Stefan Healy speaks about his experience taking the text 'The Outsider' by H.P. Lovecraft and creating a piece of theatre with his partner Tommy.Read more
01 Mar 2018
Final Years Perform in the Firkin CraneRead more
15 Jan 2018
Final Years are 'Engaing with the Profession'Read more
DRAMAT PRODUCTIONS 2017
My Mother Said I Never Should
My Mother Said I Never Should is directed by UCC Drama and Theatre Studies student Dee Finn. The cast also includes DTS students Megan Wilmot, Mary Condon O'Connor, Issey Fenton, and Lauren Cashell. Crew includes Megan O'Connor, Rosa Mäkelä, Johnny Lindgren, and Sarah Clerkin.
This production, opening in the Granary theatre, runs from Wednesday the 8th of November until Saturday the 11th of November.
The Children's Hour
The Children's Hour is Dramat's second mainstage production this season,directed by DTS student Aideen Fox. The cast also features students Johnny Lindgren, Niamh Santry, Georgia Swan, Leah Costigan, Niamh Birkett, Sarah Lynch, Molly Maguire, Ava Power, and David Goode from the UCC Drama department. The crew includes Elizabeth McHugh, Mary Condon O'Connor, Stefan Healy, Tommy O'Connor, and Michelle Crowley.
This play opens on the 15th of November and runs until the 18th of November.
Sí is an original piece written and directed by Arann Blake and will run in the Granary theatre from the 22nd to the 25th of November.
DTS students Rosa Mäkelä and Stefan Healy are featured amoung the cast and the crew includes Dee Fahey, David O'Brien, Niamh Birkett, Kim Molloy, Reece Hawtrey, Lea Marie Neum, and Maurice Sheehan.
The Charity Panto
This year's Dramat panto is 'Jack and the Feen's Talk' written and directed by DTS alumnus Alice Moloney. This take on the classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk will run in the Granary theatre from November 29th to December 2nd. Current DTS student Rí Fox is the assisant director of this production, along with students and alumni David Goode, Róisin McCollam, Michaela Gleeson, Issey Fenton, Nicole Butler, Tommy O'Connor, Reece Hawtry, Sorcha Dolan,and Peggy Gilbert, featured amoung the cast. All proceeds will be donated directly to the selected Student's Union Raise and Give charities.
Further information about these productions is available on the UCC Dramat Facebook page or by contacting email@example.com.
For ticket enquiries, please visit www.granary.ie.
Alumni of Drama and Theatre Studies
Who Will Carry the Word?
Blacklight productions presents the Irish premiere of Who Will Carry the Word?, written by Charlotte Delbo, at The Complex, Dublin from November 27th to December 2nd. This play follows the stories of a group of French woman, who participated in the Resistance, as they recount their experiences of their time at Auschwitz. DTS alumnus, Dervla Brown, who graduated from UCC in 2016, is included in the cast.