Theatre Major

If you love theatre and want to be part of a vital performance program where you will get chances, even as a freshman, to work on and off stage, then our Theatre major at York College is what you want. In our major you will learn how to write and analyze texts and documents, solve problems quickly and effectively, speak energetically and dramatically to audiences of all kinds and sizes and contribute significantly to any group or team.

Upcoming Performances

Ten-Minute Plays from the Actors Theatre of Louisville:  Hour 3
February 18-21, 2015, 7:30 PM
Perko Theatre

The Homecoming by Harold Pinter
March 18-21, 2015, 7:30 PM
Perko Theatre

Coming Apart:  A Romantic Comedy in Two Acts by Fred Carmichael
March 25-28, 2015, 7:30 PM
Perko Theatre

To learn more about Theatre Division productions at York College, please click here.

Professionalism is...


"Professionalism is presenting yourself in a knowledgeable and confident way that’s appealing to future employers. "

Kyle Musco,

Learn more about all things professional at York College.



Students in the Theatre major have access to many opportunities on and offstage in the Waldner Performing Arts Center (WPAC). Learn more about the WPAC.

Careers in Theatre

Theatre majors are prepared for careers in education, management, marketing, advertising, law, and public policy, as well as professional and graduate theatre programs.

Careers include:

  • Acting
  • Stage Manager
  • Technical Theatre
  • Scene Design and Construction
  • Costume Design and Construction
  • Lighting Design and Technology

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