Department of Theatre Arts at University of Hyderabad is one of the active and vibrant University Theatre Departments in the country. It gives equal importance to Theory and Practice with cutting edge trends. Started in 1988, the department had already made strides in Theatre academics by breaking the conventional patterns of Theatre teaching, giving more importance to the student’s creative innovations. The Department of Theatre Arts provides an inspiring atmosphere. The department has strong linkages with National School of Drama and International agencies like International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR), Indian society for Theatre Research (ISTR) etc. through which workshops, symposiums and residencies are frequently organized for the benefit of students. Department has five regular faculty with proven track record in the field of research and practice in national and international level.