Vision & Mission

Welcome to Theatre Arts!

SRJC Theatre Arts Department fosters a profound awareness of cultural diversity and we have a deep commitment to individual education. Our focus is educating and training students to be skilled and motivated professionals in theatre. We offer five career certificates, two Majors, and opportunities to perform in numerous main stage and showcase productions. Major productions are staged in two venues; Burbank and the intimate Newman Auditorium.

The department provides training by expert instructors with an impressive range of theatrical experience. All faculty and staff members are dedicated to the highest standards of academic and occupational training. We have a long-standing commitment to provide programs of cultural enrichment for the student and the community. We foster a profound awareness of cultural diversity, and a deep commitment to individual education, self-worth, and training. Our season of plays and musicals is selected to realize an academic goal by integrating production skills in a collaborative, experiential environment suitable for all areas of specialization. Our auditions are open to all SRJC students, as well as actors from the community.

 

Mission Statement

The faculty and staff of SRJC Theatre Arts Department take pride in our ability to work closely with our students, offering a nurturing environment on a beautiful, friendly campus. We are working professionals and educators who share the common goal of providing a complete theatre experience. It is our philosophy that training in the performing arts develops imagination, critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills that prepare students for all fields.