The Workshop Theatre is home to the academic study of Theatre Studies in the School of English at the University of Leeds. It has traditionally approached the study of drama and theatre in a practical and multi-cultural context.
Its undergraduate Single Honours in English Literature and Theatre Studies degree programme offers students varied approaches to practical exploration of dramatic and theoretical material in a workshop-led teaching environment that complements their study of English Literature.
The WT currently runs an MA in Theatre and Global Development, and also supervises research students to doctoral level. Opportunities are provided for all the different student communities to work for and with each other in a range of theatre-making activities.
The WT is an active member of SCUDD (The Standing Conference of University Drama Departments) and its staff are active in TaPRA (The Theatre and Performance Research Association)