College Theater

College Theater

Offering an Associate in Arts degree, the College Theater department offers a variety of courses including Acting, Acting for the Camera, Audition, Combat, Dance Theatre, Directing, Improvisation, Improvisation for Case Studies, Stagecraft, Stage Management, Stage Movement, Stage Make-up, Technical Production, Theater Appreciation and VoiceOver Acting. For more information, contact Connie Canaday Howard, Director of Theater at canaday@cod.edu or 630.942.2137 or visit the College of DuPage Academics page.

We welcome you to audition and perform with us! Each semester (fall, spring and summer), the Theater Department stages two productions. Auditions are held at the beginning of each academic term. For dates and details, please click here. To be added to the audition email list, call 630.942.3008 or email rakowa@cod.edu.

Support is made possible by a generous gift from the College of DuPage Foundation’s Dr. Donald and Helen (Gum) Westlake Fund for Student Productions.

Curse of the Starving Class

Oct. 4-21, Thursdays - Saturdays, 8p | Sundays, 3p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • October 4, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • October 5, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • October 6, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • October 7, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • October 11, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • October 12, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • October 13, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • October 14, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • October 18, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • October 19, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • October 20, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • October 21, 2018
    3:00 pm

The Tate family has reached a juncture, and each member is fighting for control of their rundown farm, looking for freedom, security and ultimately meaning in their lives.

A Christmas Carol

Friday, Nov. 23, 7p | Saturday, Nov. 24, 3 & 7p | Sunday, Nov. 25, 3 & 7p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • November 23, 2018
    7:00 pm
  • November 24, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • November 24, 2018
    7:00 pm
  • November 25, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • November 25, 2018
    7:00 pm

Adapted for the College Theater department in a family-friendly 70-minute show by William J. Norris, this is the beloved tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, who learns both that change is always possible, and the great joy of caring for those less fortunate.

The Foreigner

Feb. 28 - Mar. 17 | Thursdays - Saturdays, 8p & Sundays, 3p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • February 28, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • March 1, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • March 2, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • March 3, 2019
    3:00 pm
  • March 7, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • March 8, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • March 9, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • March 10, 2019
    3:00 pm
  • March 14, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • March 15, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • March 16, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • March 17, 2019
    3:00 pm

Hysterical comedy begins with the melancholy and shy Englishman Charlie Baker who joins his friend Froggy Le Sueur on a business trip landing at a fishing lodge in Georgia.

1984

Apr. 4-14 | Thursdays - Saturdays, 8p & Sundays, 3p

Show Details


DATE:
Upcoming Date(s) and Time(s)

  • April 4, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • April 5, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • April 6, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • April 7, 2019
    3:00 pm
  • April 11, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • April 12, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • April 13, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • April 14, 2019
    3:00 pm

Based on the iconic novel, 1984 brings us the story of Winston Smith, a cog in the giant machine state of Oceania.