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


Leveling Up 
by Deborah Zoe Laufer

The play runs November 20-24 in the Timothy K. Baker Theatre  Building 1, City Park Campus.

Wednesday-Saturday shows are at 8pm; Sunday matinee is at 3pm. 

Call 504-616-6066 for more information. 

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!

scene in the kitchen from the play "The Boys Next Door"

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