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Division of Theatre

"Theatre is a mirror, a sharp reflection of society." - Yasmina Reza, Tony-Award winning playwright

The Division of Theatre offers students an individualized blend of academic and practical theatre studies in a vibrant community where faculty, students, and professional staff gather to study and create theatre.  We welcome diverse students from across the country to broaden our theatrical perspectives and develop improved skills in critical thinking.

Our integrated approach to practice and research includes stagecraft, performance, design, dramatic literature, dramaturgy, and theatre management using theoretical, historical and practical approaches to theatre and performance. Small class sizes mean you receive individual attention and create professional relationships with mentors. Our classwork is immediately integrated in main stage performances from costume and prop design to stage combat and dance. Our students run the box office, weld set pieces, and direct and design alongside theatre professionals. Participation in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival gives our students opportunities to expand their theatre knowledge and contacts.  Recent graduates are working at Virginia Rep in Richmond, Gamut Theatre in Harrisburg, and Opera Philadelphia.  Join us today! 

Get to know the Theatre program at York College, where students can get experience in all aspects of putting on a stage production. Download a transcript of this video.
Waldner Performing Arts Center at York College

Professional-quality theatre Waldner Performing Arts Center

Students in the theatre major have access to many opportunities on and offstage in the Waldner Performing Arts Center (WPAC) to get hands-on experience. The WPAC includes:

  • York Collegiate Theatre (705-seat capacity)
  • Perko Playpen Theatre (125-seat black box type)
  • Dressing Room/Makeup Rooms
  • Scene Shop, Green Room, and more.
Contact Us
Division of Theatre
Suzanne Delle, Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Theatre
Wolf Hall, Room 407
Phone: 717.815.6451

Allison Altland
Administrative Assistant
Wolf Hall, Room 206

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