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.

The Wolves

Oct. 3 - 20 | Thursdays - Saturdays, 8p & Sundays, 3p

Show Details


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

  • October 3, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • October 4, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • October 5, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • October 6, 2019
    3:00 pm
  • October 10, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • October 11, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • October 12, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • October 13, 2019
    3:00 pm
  • October 17, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • October 18, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • October 19, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • October 20, 2019
    3:00 pm

This is a portrait of the demands a teenage athlete, daughter, student and teammate must deal with while working to win the game of life and soccer. 

Macbeth

Nov. 14 - 24 | Thursdays - Saturdays, 8p & Sundays, 3p

Show Details


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

  • November 14, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • November 15, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • November 16, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • November 17, 2019
    3:00 pm
  • November 21, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • November 22, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • November 23, 2019
    8:00 pm
  • November 24, 2019
    3:00 pm

Macbeth wants to be king, but what will it take to get there? Pressured by three witches, he and his wife Lady Macbeth choose a brutal and ill-fated path of greed, ego and morality with devastating consequences.

Scenes from an Execution

Feb. 17 - Mar. 15 | Thursdays - Saturdays, 8p & Sundays, 3p

Show Details


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

  • February 27, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 28, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • February 29, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 1, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • March 5, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 6, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 7, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 8, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • March 12, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 13, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 14, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 15, 2020
    3:00 pm

Galactia, a Renaissance-era artist is commissioned to create a heroic painting memorializing “The Battle of Lepanto,” a famous naval victory of the Venetian government.

Clue: On Stage

Mar. 26 - Apr. 5 | Thursdays - Saturdays, 8p & Sundays, 3p

Show Details


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

  • April 2, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • April 3, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • April 4, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • April 5, 2020
    3:00 pm
  • March 26, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 27, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 28, 2020
    8:00 pm
  • March 29, 2020
    3:00 pm

On a dark and stormy night, six unique guests, plus a butler and a maid, assemble for a dinner party at the home of Mr. Boddy. When their host turns up dead, it is clear that no one is safe!