Welcome to the Department of Theatre and Film at UBC!
The Department of Theatre and Film engages each student’s creative, technical, and academic abilities through the various disciplines of theatre and film.
UBC taught me how to work hard and to find my own method of working. To take the tools that worked for me and not sweat the ones that didn’t.
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Congratulations to our Class of Fall 2022!
UBC Theatre and Film is immensely proud of our Class of 2022. Over the past few years, these graduates have developed their imaginative, technical, and intellectual skills as they prepare to embark on their careers. We cannot wait to see what they do next.
Congratulations to Stephen Heatley on being awarded a Canadian Actors’ Equity Life Membership!
Professor and Department Head, Stephen Heatley, has recently been awarded a Life Membership by Canadian Actors’ Equity Association (CAEA) for his commitment to the industry.
Congratulations to Olivia Michiko Gagnon on receiving an honourable mention from the American Society for Theatre Research!
UBC Theatre and Film is pleased to share that Assistant Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies, Olivia Michiko Gagnon has received an honourable mention for the 2022 Gerald Kahan Scholar’s Prize from The American Society for Theatre Research.
Catch Sarah Shamash’s Short Documentary “From Chile to Canada: Media Herstories” at VIFF!
UBC Theatre and Film congratulates Instructor (and alumna) Sarah Shamash on the upcoming screening of her short documentary, From Chile to Canada: Media Herstories as part of the VIFF Short Forum: Program 1.
Congratulations to Stefan Sunandan Honisch on being awarded a SSHRC RGDI grant!
UBC Theatre and Film is proud to announce that Honorary Research Associate and Sessional Lecturer Stefan Sunandan Honisch is Co-Director for the project “Facilitating Anti-Ableist Remote Music Making”, which has recently been awarded a SSHRC Race, Gender and Diversity Initiative grant!