Theatre

General Studies Degree in Theatre

Why Study Theatre at Delgado?

With a diverse and culturally eclectic backdrop of a city like New Orleans, Theatre offers a unique and creative form of human expression that can make a lasting impact on not only individuals, but on the community as a whole. A general studies concentration in Theatre gives students the fundamental curriculum they will need to begin a lifelong career in the Theatre Arts. In addition to a comprehensive degree plan that easily transfers to four-year institutions, our Theatre department proudly offers the following:

  • Highly experienced and caring faculty who also perform and work locally
  • Two amazing performing spaces
  • State-of-the-art equipment to prepare the student for a career behind the scenes
  • The opportunity to perform on and off stage in productions throughout the year
  • The opportunity to perform with local theatre artists and to participate in master classes
  • Affordable tuition and financial aid for those who qualify
  • Scholarship and professional internship opportunities

Since 2017, our professional partnership program has provided opportunities for our students to work alongside acclaimed local theatre companies, including:

The NOLA Project - http://www.nolaproject.com/
See ‘Em On Stage: A Production Company - http://www.seosaproductioncompany.com/
The Storyville Collective - https://doctuhmistuh.org/
The Radical Buffoons - https://www.radicalbuffoons.com/

scene from the play "Detriot 67" an afican american male and white female sitting on a sofa


Mission Statement

The mission of Delgado Theatre's department is to give our students the fundamental curriculum they will need to begin a lifelong career in the Theatre Arts. Our acclaimed productions range from the classical tragedies to modern comedies and from musicals to children’s theatre. We continue to partner with the New Orleans theatre community to help bridge the gap between professional and educational theatre.
 

Program Offerings

A general studies concentration in Theatre gives students the fundamental curriculum they will need to begin a lifelong career in the Theatre Arts. We offer a comprehensive degree plan that easily transfers to four-year institutions.

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Academic Advising

For advising or more information contact:

  • Kris LaMorte, Theatre Coordinator, City Park Campus – (504) 671-6387, klamor@dcc.edu
  • Michael Santos, Dept. Chair, City Park Campus – (504) 671-6392, msanto1@dcc.edu
  • James Means, Instructor of Theatre, City Park Campus  – (504) 671-6358, jmeans@dcc.edu 

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Theatre News

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Audition Notice for Tartuffe by Moliere

Auditions will be
Thursday, August 8th 6-8pm (or by appointment if you cannot make those times) email (klamor@dcc.edu) an approximate time you are available to audition.

If needed, a second round of Auditions will take place: Wednesday August 21, 6-8pm.

 All Auditions will be held in the Timothy K. Baker Theatre, 1st Floor City Park Campus Bldg. 1.

The play will run October 2–6, 2019.

For more information email the director, Kris LaMorte at klamor@dcc.edu  or call 671-6387.

Auditions are open to all students and members of the community.

 

Questions? Contact:

Kris LaMorte
klamor@dcc.edu
(504) 671-6387

Michael Santos
msanto1@dcc.edu
(504) 671-6392

You do NOT have to be a theatre major to participate in the productions.

Come join us!

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