Theatre StudiesWestern Arts and Humanities


longtinProfessor Mario Longtin is a historian of theatre and a philologist. He specializes in French dramatic productions from the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and directs Théâtre L'On Donne. He is also the Chief Editor of ROMARD (Research On Medieval and Renaissance Drama). 

Kim SolgaAn award-winning scholar and teacher of contemporary theatre and performance, Professor Kim Solga has worked in both Canadian and British universities. She helps students to build collaborative relationships with their peers and develop strong teamwork skills as she challenges them to push their own boundaries through the labour of performance. For Kim,  teaching is a public practice that helps strengthen communities and build engaged citizens – something she writes about often on her blog, The Activist Classroom.

devereux hsWith a genuine and personable approach, Professor Joanna Devereux expertly guides students through a major Western University theatre production in the popular practical drama course English 2041F and directs the Western Summer Shakespeare performances. An award-winning instructor, Jo also studies the relationship between nineteenth-century visual arts, theatre, performance, and poetry.


Theatre Creation Workshop

Working with a script in process, students interested in playwrighting, directing and non-naturalist acting practices will have the opportunity to experience what it means to “devise” for the theatre.

Summer Shakespeare 2016 - Mucho Ado About Nothing wins Brickenden!

Follow along the Destination Theatre blog as students reflect on what brought them to TS3900G and what they learn along their journey

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