Theatre

Follow your passion to study theatre at Sinclair!

Welcome to Sinclair's Theatre Department. For many years, "finding the need and endeavoring to meet it" has been a way of life at Sinclair Community College. Sinclair's Theatre Department seeks to do just that by providing quality education from a faculty and staff of professionals in the areas of performance and theatre technology.

As one of the few community college theatre departments in the country to perform at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre National Festival (KCACTF), we offer our students and our fellow community members quality theatre education and rewarding production experiences. Whether you enroll in the university parallel program, participate in one of our many productions, or simply take a single class, you can expect to have an enriching and positive experience at Sinclair.

Please take a few minutes and look through our program offerings in both performance and theatre technology and be prepared to share the magic!

The World Is Yours… Take Stage with Sinclair Theatre

Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST), Sinclair’s Theatre department provides you with a quality education and hands-on experiences. Our faculty and staff are professionals in the areas of performance and theatre technology. This means you will have the opportunity to work with people who are current in theatrical fields and have many contacts to assist you.

This program might be for you if:

  • You aspire to work in theatre, film or other creative environments.
  • You are interested in learning more about performing on stage including skills in voice, movement, character development and auditioning.
  • You are interested in learning more about the technical, behind-the-scenes aspects of theatre, including costuming, make-up, lighting, sound, scenery and stage management.
  • You would like to gain confidence in communication and presentations.

Our theatre department offers our students and our fellow community members quality theater education and rewarding production experiences. Whether you enroll in the university parallel program, participate in one of our many productions, or simply take a single class, you can expect to have an enriching and positive experience with the arts at Sinclair.

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Available Programs

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Associate of Arts
Theatre Performance

The theatre performance degree is designed as a university-parallel program for students to transfer to four-year institutions. The faculty and staff are theatre professionals with extensive experience in acting, directing, playwriting and choreography. Curriculum is based on skills required to enhance students’ performance including: voice, movement, character and script analysis, dance, auditioning and presentation. Successful students achieve real-world experience participating in our theatre productions in several performance venues. Students must pass all THE courses with a grade of C or better. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

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Theatre Technology

The theatre technology degree is designed as a university-parallel program for students to transfer to four-year institutions. The faculty and staff are theatre professionals with extensive experience in design and technology including: scenic, lighting, costumes, props, make-up/hair, sound, directing and stage management. Curriculum is based on skills required to enhance students’ technical skills including: stage craft, lighting and costume fundamentals, make-up, stage management, script analysis, and portfolio. Successful students achieve real-world experience participating in our theatre productions in several performance venues. Students must pass all THE courses with a grade of C or better. As part of this degree program, students must complete the requirements of the Ohio Transfer Module in order to graduate.

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Short-term Technical Certificate
Arts Management

The certificate in Arts Management serves both aspiring arts administrators and those currently working in the field seeking career development opportunities. The certificate includes classes in business, marketing, arts appreciation and experience, including arts internships.

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Accreditation

Sinclair's Theatre Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST). NAST is an organization of schools, conservatories, colleges and universities that establishes national standards for theatre degrees. 


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