Rhodes University Drama Department

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Rhodes University

A University, located in Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape province, one of the oldest universities in South Africa. Founded in 1904 as Rhodes University College, through a grant from the Cecil John Rhodes Trust. It became a constituent college of the University of South Africa in 1918, before becoming an independent university in 1951.

Rhodes University Drama Department

The Drama Department was founded in 19**

From its inception the department has played a central role in the annual National Arts Festival

The Department is situated in a theatre centre consisting of The Rhodes Theatre, The Box Theatre, and for many years has hosted the First Physical Theatre Company as in-house company.


The University's journalism department also produces Cue, the official newpaper of the annual National Arts Festival every year from early in the history of the Festival.





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