Located in the heart of the National Capital’s entertainment district and surrounded by major museums and art galleries, the University of Ottawa’s Department of Theatre offers a variety of professional, practice-based and theoretical programs.

Our programs

The University of Ottawa’s Department of Theatre offers a Bachelor of Arts (BA) program in Theatre Studies (Technical Theatre, History, Playwriting and Drama Education) with Specialization, Major and Minor options, an intensive Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in acting program, a Master of Arts (MA) in Theatre Studies and a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Directing.

The Department’s professors, artists and technical staff have access to two buildings which include workshops (set and costume), rehearsal studios and three performance spaces, including the century-old theatre in Academic Hall and the brand new LabO.