Theatre Arts

Program Description

The Theatre Arts degree program at MCC is designed for students
who plan to transfer and earn a baccalaureate degree with a major in
theatrical performance or technical theatre. The two concentrations in
this program balance courses providing a general theatre knowledge
and those designed to develop a particular theatre skill. A variety of
theatrical shows at the college provide students with opportunities to
participate in the performance and production of a theatrical show for a
public audience.

Schools to transfer to

  • SUNY

    • Fredonia
    • Brockport
    • Nazareth College
    • Geneseo

Specific skills learned

Acting, Oral Interpretation, Story Telling, Lighting Design, Scenic Design, Scene Painting, Costume Design and construction, Stage Makeup, Stage Management, Sound Design, Stagecraft, Stage Movement and Stage Combat

Full-time faculty

  • Heather Fox
  • Larry Mandelker

Coursework enhancement activities available

Fall Musical Production, Spring Comedy or Drama Production, Annual Children’s Production, Summer Shakespeare Production, Student Theatre Club, Partnership with the Sixth Act

Careers in the field

Actor, Director, Stage Manager, House Manager, Lighting Designer, Costume Designer, Sound Engineer, Makeup Artist, Scenic Designer, Technical Director, Production Manager, Prop Master, Set Builder, Scenic Painter, Playwright, Dramaturg, Costume Builder, Deck Crew