Department Overview

The Theatre is a composite art and it is important not only for cultural exchange and communication but also important for edutainment that is education and entertainment. In addition, several research results showed that the learning and problem solving skills, among other psychological capabilities, were greatly improved the longer the individuals being participated and observed had been involved in theatre. 

In the modern world, theatre art is considered as a most effective communication tools for raising awareness, educate and building approval on any social issues among the targeted audience through entertainment. And now a days there are unlimited possibilities for using theatre for cultural development for bringing social changes specially as BCC (Behavior Change Communication) tools. It is also proven in several countries of the world, education or awareness through entertainment works better than any other process. So, to address any social or commercial issues professionally Theatre Art could be a powerful media in the field of communication. 

For many people, theatre also gives a purpose for life. Human beings naturally want to express themselves, and theatre is the most expressive art form. Therefore, students from this discipline not only be able to reflective vision of their life but also be a good communication professional in future.  This is why Theatre Arts is important to study in university level. 

Human nature leads them to be original. Theatre Arts is the perfect outlet for people to be original and to express themselves. Theatre Arts as an educational discipline at university level, helps students to be original in personal and professional life. This course includes historical, theoretical, cross-cultural and anthropological studies of Theatre and performing arts. Our course provides students with intensive study of the discipline, while also enabling them to understand the relations between the discipline and its concerns and other disciplinary fields in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Theatre Arts contributes to and has its origins in a range of disciplinary fields in the Humanities, including history of world and indigenous theatre, Theatre for development, Aesthetics, Performance Studies, Cultural Studies, Theatre Anthropology etc. For this reason Theatre Arts is a discipline that enables students to explore a range of debates in the Humanities as they inform – and are informed by – the theatre and performing arts landscape and its impact on contemporary life.