DST Theatre Companies
DST Theatre Companies are facilitated by Experience Durham and each one brings something unique to our theatre scene.
Presidents: Jazzy Price and Qasim Salam
Specialises in new writing, producing showcases for emerging writers.
Durham Improvised Musical
President: Sam Baumal
Durham Improvised Musical is just what it says on the tin.
The Durham Revue
President: Luke Maskell
Established in 1974, The Durham Revue is Durham’s longest-running sketch comedy troupe.
Durham University Classical Theatre
President: George Ellis
DUCT is committed to producing the best of classical theatre.
First Theatre Company
President: Laura Hepworth
1TC aims to provide support and opportunities for first-time directors and producers.
Presidents: Fergus Neville and Hetty Hodgson
Fourth Wall is dedicated to staging high-quality dramas, as well as producing translated works.
President: Talor Hanson
Ooook! is a friendly and outreaching theatre company, specialising in comedy productions.
Presidents: Sophie Washington-Sare and Lucien Rhys
A new theatre company providing an open, fostering platform for theatre makers and emerging writers alike.
College Theatre Companies
College Theatre Companies are run and managed by the JCR of the individual colleges at the univeristy. Some of these are open to all regardless of their college, others are college-only theatre companies.
Aidan’s College Theatre
President: Eleri Crossland
A rising theatre company associated with St. Aidan’s College.
Bailey Theatre Company
President: Adam Armytage
Bailey Theatre Company of St. John’s College intends to continue producing original plays.
Presidents: Louis Mayo and Jess Green
The Woodplayers perform four shows each year – including a musical, and are based at Collingwood college.
Feather Theatre Company
President: Luke Titmuss
Van Mildert’s official theatre group, offering both college-only and university-wide productions.
Hild Bede Theatre
President: Elliot Burford
Hild Bede Theatre is the largest college drama society in Durham. A vibrant community staging a minimum of three shows a year.
Lion Theatre Company
President: Qasim Salam
Lion Theatre Company (LTC), Hatfield College’s drama society.
Society of Theatrical Arts at Butler
Presidents: Emma Williams and Swara Fife
STAB is the Society of Theatrical Arts at Butler. We are still a theatre group ‘in the making’ and very open for ideas and new people!
St. Chad’s College Green Door Theatre Company
President: Marcus Dell
Green Door is St Chad’s College’s resident theatre company.