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

Audition Notice

 For The Radical Buffoons and Delgado Theatre Department’s co-production of

Rosencrantz & Gildenstern Are Dead
 

Auditions are: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 @ 2-5pm. in the Timothy K. Baker Theatre on the City Park campus

Auditions will be held in two group blocks and last
a little over an hour. Wear comfortable clothing
you can move in.

To sign up for an audition slot email klamor@dcc.edu

Rehearsals begin March 2nd.
The show runs April 15th -20th  

For more information email
co-producer, Michael Santos,
at msanto1@dcc.edu
or call 671-6392.

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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