Durham Student Theatre (DST) is the home of theatre at Durham University. Durham has one of the most exciting student theatre scenes in the country, with over 100 productions annually and 33 theatre companies.  From Pinter to Porter, Shakespeare to Sondheim, there is no shortage of opportunities in DST! Read more about how to get involved in DST in a wide variety of different roles here.

30+ Theatre Companies

 100 Productions Every Year

700 Active Members

Looking forward to Epiphany 2024!

We have had a wonderful term full of musicals, classics and new student writing! We are looking forward to upcoming Easter term shows like Ooook!’s ‘sitcom’ Doctor Who and the launch of Castle Theatre Company’s annual Shakespeare tour – As You Like It along with DULOG’s summer production of Legally Blonde! Keep up to date with upcoming auditions and creative team opportunities in the weekly email or the DST Instagram, @studenttheatre! 

“Durham Student Theatre is more than an extracurricular activity; it is a community of fantastically talented creatives. Within DST there exists such a plethora of talent, from technical expertise to designing skill. DST is a refuge for us to express ourselves creatively and artistically and encourage diversity and inclusion. Be sure to get involved in our numerous and diverse theatre companies and let your voice be heard!

Ben Johanson – DST President 2023-2024