Focus Area: Theatre

You’re the star, Indian Hills is your stage, and the spotlight is on you! Explore the Theatre Focus Area at Indian Hills Community College today!

Campus Ottumwa Campus (Main)
Entry Term All Terms
Length of Program 6 Terms (18 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.)

 

It’s OK to be a drama queen or king. Especially when your character depends on it. Put on your shades because your spotlight is ready. Or maybe the director’s chair is more your scene?

From performance careers to learning the ropes in lighting, sound and costume design, our talented instructors will help you get ready for a star-studded career. Develop your skills in St. John Auditorium, one of the best performance venues in the region, and our outdoor Amphitheatre on campus. Whether you take center stage, backstage, or even the director’s seat, you will find your starring role in the Theatre Focus Area at Indian Hills Community College – one of the best community colleges in Iowa!

Here’s to seeing your name in lights someday!

 

What you will learn:
  • Exploration of a variety of plays and films from early history through contemporary times
  • Acting techniques for stage performance and transferrable to film careers
  • Lighting and sound board technology applications for stage performance and transferrable to film careers
  • Set design, construction, and painting techniques for stage performance and transferrable to film careers
  • Costume and props design and construction for stage performance and transferrable to film careers
  • Many performance and technical experience opportunities available, including stage management and student directing options

 

Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the details of this Focus Area below to see how our courses at Indian Hills Community College will help you get on your way to a Life.Changing. career as an Actor/Actress, Theatre Technician, or a Theatre Teacher!

 

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CONTACT US

Questions about making your Indian Hills debut in the spotlight? Don’t stress. Just talk to Jennifer!

Jennifer Boyenga, Program Director, Fine Arts
(641) 683-5111, ext. 1812 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 1812
Jennifer.Boyenga@indianhills.edu