What we’re all about
Leeds University Union Theatre Group is one of the University’s longest established societies, formed in 1919. This society is for those who are interested in all aspects of theatre, be it directing, producing, acting, lighting/sound design or just watching! We offer members the opportunity to participate in 9 shows across both semesters and the chance to perform at the Edinburgh fringe every year. We produce all kinds of theatre; specialising in scripted plays both by contemporary and classical playwrights. Last year we had a number of incredibly successful shows including 'Blue Stockings', 'Doctor Faustus', 'The Memory of Water', and 'Othello'
In Semester Two we have four regular shows for you to watch and be part of: 'Random Acts of Malice', 'Posh', 'Two' and 'Pterodactyls', as well as one 'First Timers' show, 'Lady Windermere's Fan,' which will only be open to those who have never been in a show before at uni
We also hold a number of socials such as themed Otley Runs and have both a Christmas and Summer Ball with all of our members. We also aim to hold workshops and talks with theatre companies and professionals from across the country, alongside our alumni working in different theatrical fields. Alongside these, we hold fundraisers for each of our shows to help pay for set, costume, props etc. All of our socials are advertised on our Facebook page so make sure to take a lot so you are up to date with all of our events! If you have any ideas, make sure to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or message us on any of our social media accounts. For the moment, all our socials, rehearsals, and meetings are sadly on hold to protect the safety of our members during these difficult times. Please keep in touch via our social media however, we love hearing from you!
We offer two different memberships, as we collaborate with Open Theatre society for some of our events and certain show tickets, we offer a joint membership at a reduced price of £9. Or we offer an individual membership at the price of £6. Getting a membership not only enables you to join in for our fun events but also saves you money on our Christmas/Summer balls.
The best way to keep in the loop with regular updates and opportunities is to like us on Facebook! You can also follow us on Instagram for show pictures and updates