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.

2015-2016 Performances

The Real Inspector Hound by Tom Stoppard
October 28-31, 2015 @ 7:30 PM, Perko Theatre

Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw
November 4-7, 2015 @ 7:30 PM, Perko Theatre

 Abigail/1702 by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
November 18-21, 2015 @ 7:30 PM, Perko Theatre

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
December 9-11, 2015 @ 1:00 PM, WPAC

Ten-Minute Plays:  Hour 4
March 16-19, 2016 @ 7:30 PM, Perko Theatre

The Dinner Party by Neil Simon
April 6-9, 2016 @ 7:30 PM, Perko Theatre

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

Professionalism is...


"Professionalism is effectively presenting yourself to others in person and online. "

Brian Baker,

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

Possible careers include:

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

Theatre Spotlight