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 Main Theatre and the intimate Studio Theatre.
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. 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.
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.
The Theatre Arts Department at SRJC aspires to be an inclusive, diverse and sustainable learning community that engages the whole person. We value Diversity that supports equal access for all students; multi-ethnic global perspectives and cultural competencies; honesty and integrity in an environment of collegiality and mutual respect. We are committed to ensuring that our students feel welcomed, celebrated and appreciated.