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.

These Shining Lives

Oct. 5-22 | Thursday-Saturday, 8p | Sunday, 3p

Show Details


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

  • October 5, 2017
    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • October 6, 2017
    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • October 7, 2017
    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • October 8, 2017
    3:00 pm
  • October 12, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • October 13, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • October 14, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • October 15, 2017
    3:00 pm
  • October 19, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • October 20, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • October 21, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • October 22, 2017
    3:00 pm

Led by Catherine Donahue, These Shining Lives follows four women working at Radium Dial and the potential dangers of radium poisoning.

Captain Blood

Nov. 9-19 | Thursday-Saturday, 8p | Sunday, 3p

Show Details


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

  • November 9, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • November 10, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • November 11, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • November 12, 2017
    3:00 pm
  • November 16, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • November 18, 2017
    8:00 pm
  • November 19, 2017
    3:00 pm

Years after his escape and deeply entrenched in a life of pirate adventures, Captain Blood and Arabelle meet again…

Much Ado About Nothing

Mar. 1-18 | Thursday-Saturday, 8p | Sunday, 3P

Show Details


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

  • March 1, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 2, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 3, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 4, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • March 8, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 9, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 10, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 11, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • March 15, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 16, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 17, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • March 18, 2018
    3:00 pm

A Shakespearean comedy, Much Ado about Nothing will be at the Mac this March.

The Diary of Anne Frank

Apr. 5-15 | Thursday-Saturday, 8P | Sunday, 3P

Show Details


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

  • April 5, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • April 6, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • April 7, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • April 8, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • April 12, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • April 13, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • April 14, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • April 15, 2018
    3:00 pm
  • April 19, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • April 20, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • April 21, 2018
    8:00 pm
  • April 22, 2018
    3:00 pm

The Tony Award winning play Diary of Anne Frank is the story of Anne’s days spent hiding during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.