Skip to main content

School of Theatre and Performance Studies

Theatre and Performance Studies

Why study Theatre and Performance Studies at Warwick?

  • We are consistently ranked in national league tables as one of the top Theatre departments in the UK, in the top 10 for all major UK league tables for the subject. We also regularly achieve very high satisfaction results in National Student Surveys for the quality of our teaching and enthusiastic staff (97% of students strongly agreed or agreed that they were satisfied with the overall quality of teaching in the 2016 survey).
  • Our academics’ expertise is wide-ranging and of international significance. This means that you will be taught by acknowledged experts, who are engaged with current issues and theoretical reflections in Theatre and Performance Studies. Specialist areas include: contemporary theatre and performance, history and historiography, national and intercultural theatres, and performance evolving from the city, public events and experiments with new technologies.
  • We have outstanding connections to theatre industries and the University is home to Warwick Arts Centre, one of the largest multi-artform venues in the UK. Departmental learning facilities include fully equipped practical spaces comprising two black-box studios, two adaptable rehearsal spaces with sprung floors and an edit suite with digital video-making facilities.