Durham Drama Festival

Durham Drama Festival (DDF) is Durham University’s new writing competition for the stage. DDF is a key event in the student theatre calendar, showcasing the wealth of creative talent among students at Durham University, and encouraging participation in theatre in any capacity. Comprised of three days of original theatre completely written, produced, designed and performed by students, as well as workshops by an invited panel of industry professionals.

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National Student Drama Festival

The National Student Drama Festival is an annual celebration of achievement in student theatre. Last year, 14 productions were selected by industry professionals out of 125 submitted shows, and three of those productions were from Durham University, making Durham Student Theatre the most represented and successful student theatre scene of any university at the festival.

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Durham Festival of the Arts

The Durham Festival of the Arts returns for its third year in June 2017. With comedy, musicals, spoken word and more from DST, choral and orchestral performances from Music Durham this is going to be an all-encompassing arts festival for the whole of Durham to enjoy, students and the local community alike. There is so much to see and do at the festival: get involved with workshops, masterclasses, theatre and music, and help us to celebrate the arts!

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Durham Student Theatre (DST) has a regular presence at the annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe: the world’s largest international arts festival. DST, on average, takes around six shows every year to the festival and it is the ideal location to demonstrate Durham’s theatrical talent to the worldwide theatre audiences.

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