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Date Released : 11/06/2018

Earlier in the month, the department’s head, Dr Heike Gehring made an open invitation about collaboration during their open house showcasing, and through Totto’s performance-process workshop, an array of faculties as well as community based organisations came together to shape the narrative being presented.

First Meetings 2018

Date Released : 01/11/2017

First Meetings 2018

Orientation 2018

Date Released : 01/11/2017

Orientation Week for Undergraduates and Postgraduates 2018

Black women explore sexual oppression

Date Released : 30/06/2017

Six black women occupy the dim, sparsely set stage and break out in song while on their knees, their hands tied.

Rhodes director receives Festival Ovation Award

Date Released : 04/07/2017

A Rhodes University Masters student won the prestigious 2017 Standard Bank Ovation Award for her play Bayephi, at the Grahamstown Arts Festival this week. Directed by Thembeka Madliki, the theatre production is about finding peace after the disappearance of a loved one.

Renate Stuurman

Date Released : 05/04/2017

Renate Stuurman is a South African actress best known for her soapie roles as Denise in SABC2's 7de Laan, as Jade in SABC3's Isidingo and as Tamia Bardill in Scandal! on eTV.

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Date Released : 01/02/2017

Drama Latest News

The Best Student Theatre at #NAF16

Date Released : 06/02/2017

Rhodes Drama department also won the best student production for Nyanga a devised play that transposed Arthur Miller’s Crucible to the Eastern Cape. Nyanga’s director, Masters student Thembela Madliki also won the award for most promising director.

Awards for RU Drama Department at the National Arts Festival 2016

Date Released : 06/02/2017

RU Drama Department celebrates the following achievements at Grahamstown National Arts Festival 2016: HOD of Drama, Professor Gary Gordon, was awarded the prestigious ‘standing ovation’ award at this year’s National Arts Festival

MA student invited to Institute For Creative Arts in Cape Town

Date Released : 07/02/2017

Kamogelo Molobye has been awarded the Live Art Fellowship Award 2017. The fellowship takes place at the ICA Live Art Festival University of Cape Town and runs from February 10th - 28th.