Student Theatre Groups

Student theatre groups are groups of students who produce and perform their own shows. We welcome ALL types of performance! We have over 20 affiliated student theatre groups. You can find one you’d like to join in the list below or you can start your own group.

Open Groups

The following groups welcome new students every year. They usually recruit people throughout the year and will do call-outs for specific roles for each production. Want to check out current callouts and auditions? Head to our Audition & Callouts page.

Barkly Theatre

Barkly Theatre is a new student theatre group committed to presenting established works of theatre, from classic to contemporary.

Cipta Theatre Company

Cipta Theatre Company is a new student theatre group focusing on nurturing new writers and staging new work.

Corpus Machina Collective

Corpus Machina Collective is a new student theatre group focusing on bold, edgy, contemporary plays.

Dead End Theatre

Dead End Theatre is a new student theatre group focused on creating new work blending theatre, multimedia and other visual artforms.

Element Theatre Company

Element Theatre Company is a student-run theatre group that creates Mandarin plays.

Flare Dance Ensemble

A student-run dance group that aims to provide ample opportunities for students to learn, teach, choreograph, and perform dance across stage and street sty

Floor Work

A theatre group that collaboratively devises movement-based original and reimagined performance works.

Four Letter Word Theatre

Producing provocative contemporary theatre, tackling challenging material and unearthing fresh talent.

Med Moves

A dance group for Melb Uni graduate students that provides classes tailored for beginners in a range of different dance genres.

Melb Uni Chinese Theatre Group (MUCTG)

Established in 1993, MUCTG presents two productions each year in Chinese with English surtitles.

Melb Uni Law Revue

An annual comedy sketch show written and performed by (not just Law) students.

Melb Uni Shakespeare Company (MUSC)

MUSC has been an active part of the Uni Melb’s theatre community for over a decade. Performance season is semi-annual.

Melbourne Uni Street Dance

MUSD is a new theatre group and offers a piece of culture and an outlet for self-expression for students through street dance in University of Melbou

Uni Melb Music Theatre Association (UMMTA)

UMMTA produce a full-scale musical production each semester, as well as running smaller projects and holding fun events.



Closed Groups

Don’t get upset, it isn’t because they don’t like you, these groups just aren’t open to ALL students e.g you have to be living at college to be in a college production or studying medicine to be in the Med Revue.


Honorary Theatre Groups

These groups are actually affiliated with Clubs and Societies but they love theatre and do one production every year,

Chinese Music Group (CMG)

CMG provides a platform for contemporary Chinese music productions.

Melbourne Uni Sri Lankan Students' Association (MUSLSA)

MUSLSA perform an annual charity show at the start of each year.