A two-year Associate of Arts degree program
60 credit hours required to graduate
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Click here for the Mission and Goals
Statement of the Theatre Department.
Click here to read the Core Objectives Rubrics for the College.
Click here to download the forms necessary to submit an ALT Lab Proposal.
Advisor for Theatre majors:
John Ciccia, email@example.com,
Discipline Lead for Theatre
Prof. Brad Baker, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Public Relations / Media Questions?
Dusty Miles, Business Manager,
email@example.com, 972 516-5076
ABOUT OUR PROGRAM
The Theatre Department at Collin College strives to introduce students to the
aesthetic and analytical elements of theatrical productions. It offers
studies in the principles and practices of acting for stage and screen, stagecraft,
costuming design and construction, theatre marketing, technical theater production and
The labs provide students with "hands-on" experience through
performances, as well as shop and crew duties. Our studies include
contemporary theories and classical aspects of theatrical studios.
The Theatre Department offers a full curriculum of theatre
study including work in beginning and advanced acting, voice and diction,
stage and lighting design, costume design and stage makeup, theatre
history and dramatic literature, and specialty courses in circus skills,
stunt work, musical theatre, stage combat, stage management and acting for the camera.
Students and community members interested in theatre performance are
encouraged to audition for the plays performed each year. Auditions are
announced both on and off campus.
students are working in theatre, television and film around the world!!!
Collin Theatre's faculty have experience in professional stage and
motion picture work, including such projects as the Broadway musicals AIDA,
WICKED and Sarafina!;
rock tours with Michael Jackson, Aerosmith, Jimmy Buffett, Van Halen, Michael W. Smith and Hank Williams, Jr.; films
such as The Alamo, Boys Don't Cry, Young Guns, American Outlaws, JFK, Cry-Baby, Broadcast News, Carried Away, Flesh and
Bone, The Stars Fell on Henrietta, Selena, Walking Tall, and the TV miniseries Murder
in The Heartlands.
The theatre facility is comprised of three separate performance spaces
including the 350-seat John Anthony Theatre, the 120-seat Black Box
Theatre and the intimate ALT Lab Theatre. The multi-million dollar complex
also houses two dressing rooms, a theatre box office, a costume vault
and construction shop, a scene and paint shop, in addition to
acting/directing classroom spaces.
Click here to learn more about
the Lab Hours requirements of the Theatre Department.
Click here to download and print
a Lab Sheet.
Click here to review the Collin Theatre Center
Click here to
review the Collin Theatre Department
Scene Shop Dress Code.