Welcome to DST!

About DST

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Welcome to the DST website.

DST is the union for drama at Durham University. Durham has one of the most exciting student theatre scenes in the country, with over fifty productions annually and over twenty-five active theatre companies. DST looks after those companies as well as our members, helping them out with training courses, discounted tickets, services, facilities and the management of our very own theatre - the Assembly Rooms. From Pinter to Porter, Shakespeare to Sondheim, there is no shortage of opportunities in DST. Theatre that speaks volumes

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What's On

DDF 2016: Site Specific - Route 3

Presented by Durham Student Theatre at The Assembly Rooms

Wed 10 February - Wed 10 February

DDF 2016: Site-Specific - Route 1

Presented by Durham Student Theatre at The Assembly Rooms

Wed 10 February - Wed 10 February

DDF 2016: Site-Specific - Route 2

Presented by Durham Student Theatre at The Assembly Rooms

Wed 10 February - Wed 10 February

DDF 2016: The Black Box

Presented by Durham Student Theatre at Leech Hall, St. John's

Thu 11 February - Fri 12 February

DDF 2016: The Assembly Rooms Theatre

Presented by Durham Student Theatre at The Assembly Rooms

Thu 11 February - Fri 12 February

Carmen (Gala Show)

Presented by Durham Opera Ensemble at Gala Theatre

Fri 12 February - Sat 13 February

DDF 2016: The D'Oliviers

Presented by Durham Student Theatre at St. Cuthbert's Society

Sat 13 February - Sat 13 February

Joining

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From Shakespeare to Sondheim, and Pinter to Porter, there's something for everyone at DST. Becoming a member is a first step to getting involved in Durham's fantastic theatre scene, be it treading the boards, directing the action, working backstage, rigging the lights, making the costumes, designing the sound or simply enjoying the show.

If you're already a member, please login here.

If not, why not join online today? Joining DST gives you:

  • Discounts on every single production at the University
  • Access to workshops led by industry professionals
  • Some of the best socials Durham has to offer
  • Trips to professional theatres across the North East
  • The opportunity to work in the Assembly Rooms Theatre
  • Regular updates on the latest auditions and performances
  • The chance to be a part of the Durham Drama Festival.

First Night

DST's very own reviews magazine is available online!

Hamlet

Sam Westwood watches Castle Theatre Company tackle Shakespeare's most iconic play.

Technical

Find our more about DST Technical!

TechDST Technical looks after those more interested in helping out behind the scenes, be it lighting, sound or stage management. DST Technical allows you to learn while you work and develop practical technical theatre skills. Get involved today!

Theatre that speaks volumes

DST is proud to be supported by: PwC