Drama/Theatre

Drama/Theatre Department

Welcome to the Drama/Theatre Department home page.  This site provide useful information for those who will be taking courses in the Galveston College Department of Performing Arts, whether as majors or as students taking required or no-required courses and also for students of lifelong learning for personal enrichment.

Mission

The goal of the Performing Arts Program is to provide the students with a diverse curriculum that includes historical, practical, technical, and creative aspects of the art, providing a solid base in acting, directing, technical theatre and design, performance, history, literature, and theory. Students will develop professional industry standards and artistic ethics which will prepare them for continued performing arts’ opportunities’ including: degree programs at four year universities, internships, professional theatre, and participation in the performing arts in their communities. Course offerings are transferable and in accord with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

Drama/Theatre Major

Students who choose to pursue an Associate of Arts in Drama/Theatre will take basic core curriculum as well as the following Drama classes.  Upon completion of this degree plan, students will be well prepared to transfer to most four-year colleges in Texas and elsewhere. Classes are small with individualized instruction.

See the most recent college catalog for specific degree requirements and course descriptions. Additionally, online course options are available for local and distance learning students.

Drama/Theatre Scholarships are available. Please contact Liz Lacy at llacy@gc.edu or call 409-944-1398 for further instructions on how to apply.

Non Majors

For non-majors, students may register for DRAM 1310, DRAM 2361, DRAM 2366, MUSI 1306-Music Appreciation, and MUSI 1310 American Music for their Creative Arts credit and DRAM 2361 or DRAM 2362 for their Language, Philosophy, Culture credit. Also, the college offers numerous courses for students interested in vocal and instrument lessons:  See the most recent college catalog for specific degree requirements and course descriptions.  Additionally, online course options are available for local and long distance learning students.

Career

The Associate of Arts with a Drama/Theatre field of study is designed for students planning to transfer to a four-year university, but will also benefit any student planning to pursue jobs Drama/Theatre related industry positions.

 

Contact Drama/Theatre Department

Liz Lacy, M.F.A.
Program Coordinator

Phone

409-944-1398

Fax

409-944-1500

Email

Traveling south on I-45
Take 61st Street exit and turn right at stop light. Travel approximately one mile to Seawall Blvd. Turn left on to Seawall. Proceed down Seawall to 39th Street. (Gaido's Restaurant is at corner of 39th and Seawall). Turn left on 39th and travel north to Avenue Q. Turn left at 39th and Avenue Q and proceed one block to Main Campus. Main Campus parking is available on Avenue Q, Avenue R and satellite parking at 39th and Avenue Q.

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7626 Broadway, Galveston, TX 77551

Traveling south on I-45
Take Exit 1B toward 71st St. Merge onto frontage road/Broadway St. and travel approximately five blocks to the first stop sign. At the stop sign, turn left onto 71st St. Take the first left onto frontage road/Broadway St and continue on the frontage road for approximately five blocks to the Applied Technology Center campus.

From GC Main Campus
Travel west on Avenue Q toward 45th St. Turn right at 45th St. and proceed to the stop light on Broadway. Turn left onto Broadway and travel approximately one mile. Continue onto I-45 North to Exit 1C. Take Exit 1C and merge onto the frontage road/Broadway St. The Applied Technology Center will be on the right.