Discover upcoming theatre and film productions and performances. All shows are produced, performed, and directed by the talented students in our programs.
We are delighted to announce our 2023/2024 theatrical season, featuring a fantastic line-up of compelling and innovative productions!
“There is something truly exhilarating about the announcement of a new season of plays. The anticipation arises as we describe a whole new set of theatrical adventures. We are thrilled to present this diverse and engaging season to our audience, offering unique perspectives on the contemporary world and providing a sneak peek at the work of future theatrical leaders. I hope you will join us to contemplate the world around us, challenge our own perceptions, and enjoy a memorable night out together. Nothing can rival the experience of live theatre.”
Department Head, Theatre and Film
A captivating blend of heart and humour exploring futuristic love
by Rosamund Small
January 31–February 10, 2024
Preview: January 31
Telus Studio Theatre at The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts
A collection of intertwined playlets set in a near-future world where technological innovations and human connection collide. An office-worker catfishes a colleague with a new dating app, a couple craft avatars to fulfil their bedroom fantasies, and thousands have opted for the same face transplant in the hopes of achieving success. Both poignant and witty, TomorrowLove is a riveting exploration of love in the age of algorithms and beyond.
Join the struggle for solidarity in a bold adaptation of Brecht’s Saint Joan of the Stockyards
by Bertolt Brecht
Adapted and directed by MFA Candidate Jacob Zimmer
April 3–13, 2024
Preview: April 3
Frederic Wood Theatre
Embark on an epic journey into the heart of capitalism, philanthropy, and the struggle for solidarity. Follow Joan Dark, a compassionate soul who strives to do good, Mauler the Meat King, a ruthless businessman who wants out of the market, and a group of starving workers organizing for their rights. This brand-new adaptation connects Brecht to our current reality, urging us to examine our aspirations to do good and the missed opportunities for cooperation in difficult times.
Various works by Samuel Beckett
Directed by Gerald Vanderwoude
May 3–4, 2024
Frederic Wood Theatre
Gerald Vanderwoude directs BECKETT 24 featuring Theatre and Film alumni. This is the 23rd annual UBC Theatre Alumni Fundraising Event, supporting the Peter Loeffler Student Scholarship Fund. Experience a medley of Beckett’s works, including Play, Act Without Words II, and Breath. Come for the theatre and stay for the cake, the bubbly and the always spirited discussion!
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