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All Dramatic Arts degree offerings are united under one goal: to integrate theory and practice so as to provide students with a broad educational base combining research, practice and creative development.

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Inspiring facilities and creative atmosphere.

The Department of Dramatic Arts is located in the new Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts facility at 15 Artists’ Common in downtown St. Catharines. Facilities include four rehearsal and performance studios (two with lighting grids, one with production booth, one with adjacent wet lab), a scenography studio, coach/scene work room, the new Marilyn I. Walker Theatre: a flexible 285-seat venue with adjacent green and dressing rooms, scene shop, costume shop, production lighting and sound shops. DART courses are also taught in the venues of the adjacent FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre.

“I can unequivocally state that my time spent in Brock’s Dramatic Arts program has assisted me in becoming the best version of myself.”

Mary Code
BA/BEd, 2013, MEd, 2015; drama teacher Fieldstone King’s College School.

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Find your creative path.

Brock’s Dramatic Arts programs will help you realize your artistic vision.

Artistic success in action.

Discover how recent Brock graduates are working at their dream job.

Dear Marilyn: Introducing a new podcast for students, by students

Join Dramatic Arts students Luca D’Amico and Danielle Letourneau as they co-host a new podcast, Dear Marilyn. This student-run podcast aims to ease the transition between graduation and working professionally in the theatre industry. Each week, fourth year DART students Luca and Danielle will interview a local theatre artist to learn about their journey in the professional arts world. Good vibes, insightful conversation and plenty of laughs are promised!

Available on all major streaming platforms


Follow DARTCritics as students continue to search for awesome theatre, meeting fascinating artists along the way.

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