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Drama and Theatre

Program Description

What area of theatre interests you?  Acting?  Directing?  Lighting, sound, makeup, costume, or set design?  How about special effects or pyrotechnics?  ACC’s Drama Department offers it all!  Develop your craft and exercise your creativity in ACC Drama’s inclusive and welcoming environment.

Perform in one of the five plays produced each theatre season at ACC.  Past seasons have included legit plays, musicals and children’s shows such as The Drowsey Chaperon, Moon Over Buffalo, The Fantasticks, Godspell 2012, Cinderella, Princess and the Pea, and many others.

Enjoy working on some of the best theatre facilities available in the Gulf Coast region.  ACC’s theatre is a 349 seat proscenium with a full stage house, fully computerized lights and sound, four flying electrics, two lighting catwalks over the house, two full sized dressing rooms, fully equipped scene shop, costume shop, box office, green room, and much more.


Career Opportunities

So what can you do with a degree in Drama?
The possibilities are tremendous!  Graduates from ACC’s Drama Department have gone to work in positions such as Technical Director/Lighting Designer for Disney, Movie Producer in Los Angeles, Animate Voice Specialist in Houston, Box Office Manager at Florida State University, and Cabaret performers doing one-person shows in New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas.  Other graduates are writers, actors, directors, production assistants, entertainment software designers, set and lighting designers, scenic paint specialists, improv performers, teachers, and professors.  Your career options are endless due to the diverse and comprehensive training available in theatre at Alvin Community College.

Options

Associate of Arts Degree
Drama...........................................................................60 credit hours
Musical Theatre.............................................................60 credit hours

Scholarships are available for students pursuing a degree in Drama. Contact the Drama Department for application information.

Theatre

If you enjoy live theatre, then you will love the ACC drama productions.  Full of talent and style, the performances are always first class.  Auditions are open to the community, not just ACC students.  So if you enjoy being on the stage, periodically check out the audition schedule.  See our theatre performance schedule for upcoming productions.

Contact Information

Drama Department
Office:  281-756-3607
Email:  Drama@alvincollege.edu
Box Office Phone:  281-756-3606
Box Office Email:  boxoffice@alvincollege.edu

For accommodations: 281-756-3533 or email: ods@alvincollege.edu.

Burton, Jay, Ph. D
Department Chair/Instructor 

Drama 
Alvin Campus, B-229 
Office: 281-756-3607
Fax: 281-756-3880
Email: cjburton@alvincollege.edu