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?

  • Speaking
  • Creativity and vision
  • Physical strength and stamina
  • Audition strategies
  • Physical fabrication

What are my career opportunities?

Median Salary

A degree in theatre can bring many different opportunities, including:

  • Acting
  • Production management
  • Scenery
  • Lighting
  • Sound
  • Costuming
  • Makeup
  • Properties
  • Special effects
  • Technical support

Program features and benefits

  • All-year theatrical season

    Four HFC productions a year! Find out about our current shows.

  • Work-study opportunities

    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

Angie L.

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.

Jennifer G.

Lighting Designer

HFC is a unique entryway into the world of professional entertainment. HFC has resources that even the large universities do not have.

Darrell W.

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!


Lists the faculty associated with this program and their contact information.

Theatre Program Director, FT Faculty - Performing Arts
Technical Director, Adjunct Faculty - Performing Arts
Adjunct Faculty - Performing Arts
Adjunct Faculty - Performing Arts