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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 visit the College of DuPage Academics page.

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.

Thurs. - Sun., April 15 - 25

adapted by Joe Landry Directed by Amelia Barrett Complete with vintage commercials and live sound effects, this radio-play-within-a-play is a thrilling homage to the form’s golden age and timely reminder of what fear can do to a society. Filmed and produced on Zoom. Thursday, April 15: Post-Show Discussion with Director, Production Team and Actors on Zoom.…


udition Deadline: Wednesday, May 19, 5p
Cast notifications emailed: Saturday, May 22
First rehearsal: Monday, May 24, 7p

College Theater will produce two shows for Summer 2021: Chicken Little and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Chicken Little is an original script created through improvisation by the cast and director, target audiences children and families. You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown will be rehearsed and recorded/filmed. Performances for both productions will be streamed.

The shows are classes. If cast, you must register for Theater 2211. E-permits will be sent to registration, for you to register, following auditions.

NOTE: You will be auditioning for both shows, when you submit your audition. Schedules for the projects will be created after seeing all the audition forms, so please be thorough in noting conflicts. You will need to attach a completed audition form, with your video audition.