If you love to perform, build scenery, or direct, then HFC’s Theatre Arts program is for you.
Interested in this program?
Why should I choose this program?
Our program is designed to provide you with a sound basis for understanding the theory and practice of the theatrical arts. By the time you finish our program, you will have the knowledge and experience to continue studying at a four-year theatre program or conservatory.
We offer more theatre classes than any two-year school in Michigan, as well as a robust, all-year theatrical season of four shows featuring classics, experimental, musical, contemporary, and devised productions. Through our classes and productions, you will gain knowledge and experience in a number of areas. You can also choose an advanced specialization (“mini major”) within the degree in the areas of technical theatre, acting, and directing.
What skills will I learn and improve?
- Creativity and vision
- Physical strength and stamina
- Audition strategies
- Physical fabrication
What are my career opportunities?
Median Salary: $20.43 per hour
A degree in theatre can bring many different opportunities, including:
- Production management
- Special effects
- Technical support
Program features and benefits
All-year theatrical season
Four HFC productions a year! Find out about our current shows.
You'll have opportunities to be part of work study year round.
Hands-on practical learning
In addition to HFC productions, students support many departmental dance and music concerts, and a variety of rental activities.
Testimonials and Endorsements
Theatre Production Manager
HFC Theatre creates outstanding theatre for area residents. I still come back and help out on shows because of the wonderful faculty, casts, and crew.
HFC is a unique entryway into the world of professional entertainment. HFC has resources that even the large universities do not have.
Film & Digital Media Production Specialist
HFC Theatre allows students to explore many facets of theatre. HFC’s faculty and curriculum help students find their strengths and weaknesses. I found my dream and passion at HFC!
Assistant to the Associate Dean School of Liberal Arts
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