UQ Theatre Festival

UQ's annual Theatre Festival celebrates a wide range of performance styles and opportunities to experience and interact with live theatre.

While the Festival this year is not on campus, we are not resting! We are bringing you a Theatre Festival full of live performance, skill and capability building, opportunities to interact and get involved like never before.

More events are being added to the schedule every day, so check back often.

Duckie Swannzz #isolyfe

Exclusive LIVE cabaret event

What is she? Part duck, part faux pas, part drag sensation.
She's in COVID-19 isolation - and she ain't doing well!

UQLife and Monster Media are excited to bring you the
sensation that is Duckie Swannzz in a UQ exclusive cabaret performance,
live from her bathroom, ahhh nest, in downtown Melbourne.

Join us LIVE on Facebook Friday 22 May at 6pm and get to know Duckie!


Join us for this exclusive UQ Community event as 6 UQ Students perform a LIVE play reading of the Griffin Award winning play The Turquoise Elephant by UQ Associate Professor Stephen Carleton, Director of the Centre for Critical and Creative Writing. Don't miss this once off unique opportunity to experience modern playwriting at its best.
Curious about acting? Or just miss high school drama class? UQLife is partnering with international actor and casting director, Matt Young, to bring you a Beginner Drama Class that will be fun and inspiring.
Do you love musicals? Does your heart just soar when you hear a showtune? Well then you are in luck. We're bringing you an online piano bar with nothing but showtunes. Sing-a-long from your own home like you have no cares in the world. Andrew will take your requests.
The Watch Party is back. Join us on Thursday 21 May at 7pm for a Musical Theatre Watch Party. Title to be announced soon. Stay tuned for registration details.
As part of our ongoing partnership with Anywhere Festival we are proud to present a LIVE double bill of performances from Anywhere Festival on our Facebook page Wednesday 20 May from 6pm.
Nathan Schulz shares his experience of reworking his existing piece, and the process he went through when creating the audio visual experience that is The Coat. The Coat is available to stream on Facebook and IGTV between 2pm Thursday 21 May and Midnight Monday 25 May.