Faculty of Humanities: Department of Dramatic Arts


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(the new online sytem to book a DART studio will be opened soon.  Until then contact bcumberland at brocku.ca)

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 will preparing 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

DART 4F56: Performances by graduating students: Mnemonic
October 23, 2015 - 7:00pm - October 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny
November 13, 2015 - 7:30pm - November 20, 2015 - 7:30pm
Engaging Possibilities/Joining The Fires
November 17, 2015 - 12:00pm - November 19, 2015 - 5:00pm