The Department of fine Arts, established in 1975 was the first academic department
at a Sri Lankan University dedicated to the study of Drama & Theatre in performance.
We were also the first to introduce the practical and theoretical study of photography. As the department of Fine Arts expanded its scope, four major streams were
introduced in 2005. Today Drama and Theatre and Image Arts Unit is very special section in the department of fine Arts of faculty of Humanities.
The unit has always been a strong teaching section and large concern of performing and cultural activities in the University. Our unit offers a lively inter disciplinary
environment for the practice and study of Theatre Arts and Photography.
Our resources include a well-equipped photo studio. As a progressive and innovative unit, new areas of study and methodology such as play production video production Art photography exhibition have also integrated in to curriculum.