Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre

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Named after Professor Elizabeth Sneddon who had founded it as a theatre for the University of Natal, Durban, Department of Drama. It is situated on the campus of the University of Natal, Durban, and it has a steeply-raked, 384-seater auditorium, with proscenium and thrust.

Opened 22nd June 1981 with Nikolai Erdman’s The Suicide (C : 1928) and a two-week Theatre in Focus Festival. Presents a wide range of productions and festivals (Shakespeare, dance, musicals, new plays, film etc) by the University of Natal Department of Drama and visiting companies.

In 1985 the Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre Company was formed by students.

From 1996 the theatre has resorted under the control of the University’s Centre for Creative Arts.


For more information

See the website at http://www.sneddontheatre.co.za/

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