Undergraduate Programmes

Degree in Theatre Arts

Candidates should normally:

  • have obtained a B average in the Practitioner’s Certificate in Drama/Theatre-in-Education or Certificate in Technical Theatre Production to enter Year I or
  • have two GCE A’ level/CAPE passes.


The Theatre Arts Unit offers a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts  (full time or part time)

and two one-year certificate programmes: Certificate in Technical Theatre Production and Practitioner's Certificate in Drama/Theatre in Education. All three programmes allow students to develop

their knowledge and build their skills in performance related activity through

practice and research. Students who have emerged from the CSEC examination as

well as mature students will benefit from either of the two Certificate programmes.

Those who wish to further enhance their professional careers or wish to continue

on to postgraduate study will benefit from the BA in Theatre Arts.


Courses within the Certificate in Technical Theatre Production include:

Scene and Costume Production; Sound Design; Lighting Design; Production

Management and Marketing; Stage Management; Caribbean Lab; Lighting and Sound Production: Scene and Costume Design II


Courses within the Practitioner's Certificate in Drama/Theatre in Education include:

Role Playing and Improvisation; Strategies and Techniques of Drama/Theatre

Teaching; Stagecraft; Theatre for Children and Young People: Caribbean Lab; Developmental Drama and Dance; Theatre in Education (TIE) and Educative Theatre


Courses within the BA in Theatre Arts include:

Performance I/II; Elements of Drama; Directing; Caribbean Drama; Western

Theatre History; Asian and African Theatre; Playwriting; Festivals, Drama and

Society; Production I/II; Caribbean Performance; Theory and Practice of Educative Theatre I/II

Our graduates teach in many schools, run production companies, are members of

the National Theatre Arts Company, and participate in many national theatre

productions. The Theatre Arts Unit ensures that you will be able to contextualise

your experience to take part in the myriad of national, regional and international

activities as a practitioner, director, educator, playwright, theatrical technician ,researcher, and artistic entrepreneur- enabling you to find your artistic voice.


For further information contact

Tel: (868)-662 2002Ext 85451. (868)-272-3232



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Student Theatre Arts Production 2017-

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