Act, direct, build sets, learn about lighting, study dramatic literature... Come explore your artistic potential!
The theater option offers a challenging course of study for both the novice student and experienced theater artist. Through a combination of classroom training, production experience opportunities and community service outreach, NVCC theater students develop a definite set of skills, knowledge and values that lead to growth as individuals, artist, and future theater professionals. Ultimately, the theater program strives to develop the creative and intellectual potential in both arts and non-arts majors at the college. Graduate employment may include assistant-ships as directors, stage managers, theater technicians, box office managers, marketing coordinators, sound engineers, lighting assistants or acting interns. Through a combination of:
- classroom training
- production experience
- community service outreach
you will develop the skills, knowledge and confidence that you need to grow independently and successfully in:
- technical crew
- scene design
- dramatic literature
The 800-seat Mainstage Theater is equipped with a fly system, along with state of the art technology in the areas of lighting, sound, and rigging.
For smaller productions, our 100 seat Playbox has the flexibility to be reconfigured to service a variety of design approaches, and to handle both musical and non-musical productions. It likewise features brand new lighting and sound technology.
The facility also houses make-up rooms, a scene shop, a costume shop, prop and storage rooms, a green room, box office, and rehearsal space.