Faculty of Humanities: Department of Dramatic Arts


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Facilities update! We have moved!

The Department of Dramatic Arts has moved to our new location! We are part of the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts located at 15 Artists' Common, adjacent to the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre in downtown St. Catharines.  During the summer of 2015 we prepared our new location for the very first classes to begin in September 2015.  Please visit this page again to read about our excellent new facilities.  

When we were located on the main campus at 500 Glenridge we had a variety of facilities including 3 stages and numerous workshops to allow students to work in all aspects of design, set building, wardrobe and rehearsal.

Students had access to the following facilities at Brock:

  • 558-seat Sean O'Sullivan Theatre with its thrust stage
  • The Studio Theatre, a 99-seat proscenium stage (renovated 2009)
  • Davis S. Howes Theatre, a 508-seat proscenium theatre
  • three Acting studios, including Black which doubles as a 'black box' theatre (renovated 2005, 2009)
  • Scenery and properties construction workshops
  • Wardrobe workshop
  • Wardrobe Storage for 7000 items (new 2009)
  • Design Studio (renovated 2005)
  • Green Room/student lounge

For more information about the two large performing venues, please click here.

onstage in the Sean O' Sullivan Theatre

onstage in the Sean O' Sullivan Theatre

Departmental Events

Major Predictions, Barbara
February 23, 2016 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm
February 18, 2016 - 8:00pm - February 28, 2016 - 8:00pm
Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)
February 26, 2016 - 7:30pm - March 5, 2016 - 7:30pm