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 80 productions annually and 25 active 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.

25 Theatre Companies

80 Productions Every Year

600 Active Members


Durham Drama Festival 2018

Thank you to everyone who submitted! With the highest ever turnout of 44 submitted scripts, we have whittled it down to just 9.  Shows will be performed on the 8th – 10th February 2018 – so stay tuned!

DST is brimming with creative, like-minded individuals who come together to perform a diverse range of shows. Whether you want to be onstage, backstage, produce, direct, or even run your own theatre company, DST aims to provide opportunities and to support its members in what they love doing, and to thrive, develop, enjoy and ultimately make the most of the high quality theatre we offer.

Emma-Louise Howell

DST President