Rhodes University Department of Drama

By | April 10, 2022

Rhodes University Department of Drama

Rhodes University Department of Drama – See Details Below:


The Rhodes University Drama Department is one of the foremost institutions for studying theatre and performance in South Africa. We have an illustrious history with a long list of acclaimed and award-winning graduates.

The department offers an integrated approach to drama studies incorporating a broad range of disciplines:  acting, directing, movement, physical theatre, choreography, applied theatre, theatre design, writing, theatre technology and arts administration.

We have a team of distinguished professional artists and academics, who have committed their careers to providing a solid academic foundation and hands on training.

Located in the home of the National Arts Festival, students have the opportunity of being part of the biggest annual celebration of the arts in Africa.

The Rhodes Drama department is the only one in the country to have two affiliated professional theatre companies – the First Physical Theatre Company and UBOM! Eastern Cape Theatre Company.

Rhodes University Department of Drama Contact

Rhodes University Department of Drama Contact – See Details Below:


General Enquiries
Ms Vusi Mnyobe (Secretary)
First Floor, Room 207
Tel: 046 603 8538
Fax: 046 603 8978
Email: v.mnyobe@ru.ac.za

Theatre Enquiries
Ms Katlego Gabashane (Theatre Administrator)
Ground Floor, Room 107
Tel: 046 603 8542
Office hours: 8:30 – 13:00
Email : k.gabashane@ru.ac.za

Postal Address
Drama Department
Rhodes University
P.O. Box 94

Physical Address
Cnr Somerset & Prince Alfred Streets
Rhodes University Campus

 Head of Department

Dr Heike Ghering

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