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.
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Physical Theatre and Movement Practice: Assistant Professor Without Review
We are pleased to announce a limited-term position at the rank of Assistant Professor Without Review to start on July 1, 2022. Be part of the process as we rethink actor training for the 21st century and work towards creating an inclusive, culturally-conscious studio environment. Apply by January 28, 2022 at 11:59PM PST!
Get to Know our Grad Students!
We are thrilled to offer a warm welcome to UBC Theatre and Film’s incoming graduate students! We reached out to some of our incoming graduate students to learn more about them, their research and artistic foci, and what they are most looking forward to during their time at UBC.
Scholar Spotlight: Double SSHRC Grant Award Winner, Dr. Lisa Coulthard
Congratulations on Dr. Lisa Coulthard on receiving two SSHRC Insight Grants! Her research project will explore the rise of true crime media. She is also working on a second project that will compile and study hundreds of distinct post-millennial Hollywood fight scenes.
Congratulations to Julia Henderson on her recent work in Canadian Theatre Review and Theatre Research in Canada!
Congratulations to recent UBC Theatre Studies PhD graduate Julia Henderson on her publication in Canadian Theatre Review! She is also co-guest editor of a forthcoming special issue of Theatre Research in Canada.
Congratulations to Brendan Prost on his Canadian Premiere of “Heavy Petting” at VIFF 2021!
Congratulations to MFA Film Production and Creative Writing student, Brendan Prost, on his short film, Heavy Petting, which is screening at the 2021 Vancouver International Film Festival.
Congratulations to Dr. Katrina Dunn on winning CSN-RÉC’s 2021 Best PhD Dissertation in Canadian Studies Prize
UBC Theatre and Film is proud to announce that our recent Theatre Studies PhD graduate, Dr. Katrina Dunn, has been named a co-recipient of the Canadian Studies Network/Réseau d’études canadiennes (CSN-RÉC) Best PhD Dissertation in Canadian