About this course
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!
Perform in one of the five plays produced each theatre season at ACC. Past seasons have included musical and children’s shows such as Jake’s Women, A Christmas Story, Nunsense, Clue, The Miss Firecracker Contest and many others. Design on some of the best theatre facilities available in the Gulf Coast region. ACC’s theatre is a 370 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 a “diner.” Further enhance your performing or technical skills with the outstanding courses in theatre offered through the ACC Drama Department. Guided by highly educated, experienced, and knowledgeable faculty, you will receive training in stage movement, stage makeup, voice and diction, acting, technical theatre, and much more. Scholarships are available for students pursuing a degree in Drama. Contact the Drama Department for application information.
So what can you do with a degree in Drama? The possibilities are tremendous! Graduates from ACC’s Drama Department have gone on to work in positions such as Technical Director for Disney, Movie Producer in Los Angeles, Animated 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, teachers, and professors. Your career options are endless due to the diverse and comprehensive training available in theatre at Alvin Community College.