Drama, Performance and Theatre Arts
Staffordshire University

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Graduation 2014
We deliver degree courses in Acting and Theatre Arts (Recognised by Drama UK), Acting and Screen Performance and MA Theatre Practice.


Stage Combat Standard Exam Success

Stage Combat Standard Exam Success!

All of our students passed their Stage Combat Standard exam this week.

The Oresteia - Performance photos

Photos of the Level 6 performance of the Greek tragedy by Aeschylus (adapted by Ted Hughes). Performed on 15th and 16th May 2015.

The Oresteia

Spring 2015: New season of plays

Safe in their Hands and The Oresteia

Theatre Five Two Three team

Join Theatre FiveTwoThree, graduate theatre company

Calling all Staffordshire University Drama and Theatre Arts graduates!! Want to continue to hone your skills?, Find a weekly place to engage in drama and theatre practice?

MA Theatre Practice

New MA Theatre Practice course launched

Calling all Actors, Directors, Theatre Practitioners, Designers, Youth Theatre Directors, Drama Teachers and theatre makers!

Globe Theatre sign

10-10-14: First Year Technical Students take over London!

Our first year BA(Hons) Technical Stage Production students recently had a weekend residential in London. Visiting The Globe Theatre and Plasa Trade Show.

Paul McClearey

Paul McCleary (1951-2014)

We are saddened to announce that our friend and colleague, the actor, Paul McCLeary, passed away recently.

Drama Summer School 2014 18-08-14: Drama Summer School success

Seven participants from across the UK recently completed our 'Directing for the Stage' summer school led by professional director Richard Cheshire and Course Leader Robert Marsden.

Drama Summer School 2014

Drama Summer School 2014

Drama Summer School: 13-15 August 2014

Staffordshire University's first drama summer school offers a chance to explore directing for the stage or performing Shakespeare.


Graduation 2014

Graduation 2014 photos

Congratulations to our Class of 2014.


Winters Tale

Photos: The Winter's Tale in Stratford-Upon Avon

View photos from our recent outdoor performance of The Winter's Tale.

Drama UK logo

Drama UK recognition

Our Acting and Theatre Arts degree is now recognised by Drama UK.

Staff Activities 2014

Staff Activities - 2014 update

It’s not just the students who have been busy in the Drama Department at Staffordshire University, the staff have been continuing their professional practice with theatre projects and research.

National Student Survey

National Student Survey 2013

In the 2013 National Student Survey, our students praised us with 97% saying they were "satisfied with the quality of the course". 97% were also appreciative of the teaching and are “happy with how staff explain things”.

This is great news and builds on our success in the 2012 Student Survey.