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San Antonio TX, 78212


What is the Theatre course of study? 

Theatre is the study of life and the human condition.  Our departmental mission includes offering a diverse program of academic, aesthetic and pragmatic experiences. The Drama course of study offers both majors and interested students opportunities to perform, design, build, and run theatrical productions.   

What will I learn? 

Course topics include Acting I- Beginning Acting, Acting II- Advanced Acting, Introduction to Theatre Appreciation, Stage Makeup, Voice and Articulation, Stagecraft I and II, Oral Interpretation and Theatre Practicum. Students may earn an Associate of Arts Degree with an emphasis in Drama by completing the drama curriculum identified in the current transfer agreement or by completing the degree requirements listed. 

What can I do with this course of study? 

Students in the theatre program engage in real world application through theatrical productions, participation in Acting, Scenery and Costume Design, Technical Theatre and the Onstage Drama Club Student Organization.  A major in Theatre allows for flexibility in looking for employment. There are limitless possibilities of what kind of career a person could obtain with a focus in this area of study. Performance, Design, Theatre Management, Technical Theatre, Dramaturgy, Parks and Recreation, Radio, Television and Film, Counseling, Law, Arts Management, Primary, Secondary and Higher Education are only a few diverse areas of employment.  

What's special about program? 

The department operates two theatre spaces including the 1,004-seat McAllister Fine Arts Auditorium and the more intimate 176-seat McCreless Theatre. Scholarships and Internships are available for Theatre majors every semester.

For information about events, see NEWS/EVENTS.

Summer Theater Camp for high school students 

Summer Theater Camp for high school students 

Theater camp is for students who will be entering grades 9 through 12. Students will perform in one-act plays on the final day of the camp. Enrollment is limited to 50 students, 40 actors and 10 technical theater students.  The date of the Drama Camp is in July 10-15, 2017.  Contact Ronald Watson at (210) 486-0491 or email at

Theatre Season

Dracula, by Steven Dietz

Location: Mc Allister Fine Arts Auditorium

          Auditions; August 31, September 1 and 2 3 to 5pm

          Performances; October 20 thru 22 and October 27 thru 29 at 7:30PM

           Matinee Performances October 23 and 30 at 2:30 PM


Doubt, a Parable by John Patrick Shanley

Location: McCreless Theatre

          Auditions; December 6 and 7

          Performances; February 16 thru 18 and February 23 thru 25 at 7:30PM

           Matinee Performances February 19 and 26 2017 at 2:30 PM


Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Location: Mc Allister Fine Arts Auditorium

          Auditions; January 23 thru 25, 2017

          Performances; March 30 thru April 1; and April 6 thru 8 at 7:30PM

           Matinee Performances April 2 and 9 at 2:30 PM

Pricing for non-musical shows are:

$5 with Alamo Colleges ID   

$8 Other Colleges; Senior and Military                                                         

 $10 General Admissions

$5 High School ID


Contact Information

Jeff Hunt
Office: McFA 105A
Phone:  210-486-0255

Theatre Coordinator
Paula Rodriguez
Office:  McFA 129B
Phone:  210-486-0492