Department of English and Theatre
Acadia University
Beveridge Arts Centre
10 Highland Avenue, Rm 415
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
B4P 2R6 Canada

Tel: (902) 585-1503
Fax: (902) 585-1070


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Theatre is a four year program offering two streams of study, Performance and Design/Production, and features  

  • Small class sizes
  • Skilled instructors with professional theatre experience
  • High academic standards

We believe that the theatre artist carries a major responsibility to serve not only the arts but also the community at large. Theatre is not just about acting but it is a collaboration that relies on the talents of designers, lighting and sound technicians, carpenters, painters, media and box office administrators. We believe that theatre artists must be sensitive to all of the areas that constitute the theatre experience: the more things you can do with knowledge and flair, the more useful you will be in future endeavors, to the theatre, to yourself and to your community.

For more information, contact Dr. John Eustace (, Chair, Department of English and Theatre.


Mar 6/14 9:35 am

ATC Presents 7 Stories

The Acadia Theatre Company presents 7 Stories, a comedy by Morris Panych, March 19-22 and 26-29.

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Feb 3/14 1:27 pm

Playwright Emil Sher

Please join us for a presentation by playwright Emil Sher: A Playwight's Journey on February 11

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Jan 20/14 9:49 am

21st International Minifest

The Acadia Theatre Company presents its 21st International Minifest January 22 - 25, 2014 in Lower Denton Hall.  Five plays for the price of one!  Performances begin at 7:30.

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Oct 24/13 3:44 pm

ATC Presents Scorched

Acadia Gets Scorched in November

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Sep 26/13 10:13 am

Tesia Brown

Tesia Brown, third year Theatre major, gives a video overview of the conference "Directing in the Performing Arts" held in June 2013

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