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 30 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.

30 Theatre Companies

 100 Productions Every Year

700 Active Members


Durham University Graduate Showcase

Established in 2015, The Durham Showcase celebrates the talents of our graduate performers and creatives in front of a wider, professional audience.

The 2020 Showcase hits the Assembly Rooms Theatre on the 19th and 20th March, travelling down to London’s Tristan Bates Theatre on the 27th March.

Come along to see the best of Durham’s acting talent on display!


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.

Alice Aucott

DST President 2019-20