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About Us

Theatre coursework at Collin College has been nationally recognized and Collin students have been awarded the national championship of collegiate drama. Additionally, numerous Collin College alumni have worked on Broadway. Theatre faculty and students have diverse experience in professional stage and motion picture work.

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About the Program. The Theatre Department at Collin College strives to introduce students to the aesthetic and analytical elements of theatrical production. Click here to explore the Collin College Catalog with more information about the theatre program.

Facilties. The state-of-the-art 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 complex also houses two dressing rooms, a theatre box office, a costume vault and construction shop, a scene and paint shop, in addition to numerous acting and directing classroom spaces.  


Faculty and Staff

Contact a member of the Faculty and Staff in the Theatre Program. 

Name Concentration Email
Robin ArmstrongCostuming and Makeup Coordinator
Professor of Costuming, Makeup and Intro to Theatre
Brad BakerDiscipline Lead for Theatre;
Professor of Musical Theatre, Acting, Directing, and Theatre History
Gail CronauerProfessor of Stage and Film Actinggcronauer@collin.edu
Craig "Yo" EricksonDirector of Technical Theatrecerickson@collin.edu
Tom HullAssistant Director of Technical Theatrethull@collin.edu
Shannon Kearns ZimbelmanProfessor of Movement, Improvisation and Intro to Theatreszimbelman@collin.edu
Dusty MilesMedia, Marketing and Communicationsddmiles@collin.edu
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Alt Lab Information

Current students can apply to produce a show in the ALT Lab. Learn more...

Collin College Auditions


The next auditions at Collin Theatre Center are for Texas Two-Step  Learn more...

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Special Events

Collin Theatre Center cares and the Department of Theater have special events throughout the year for students. Learn more...



2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway
Plano, TX 75074


Email:  boxoffice@collin.edu
Phone: 972-881-5809