The Fine Arts Department at Riverland Community College is a comprehensive arts program dedicated to developing the students' intellectual and creative potential in art, music and theatre, through quality instruction and a variety of performance/exhibition opportunities by expecting a high standard in all artistic endeavors.
Theatre Department Overview
Riverland's Theatre Department is a high-energy performance oriented program. Plays produced vary from classical tragedy to modern comedy and from full-scale large cast musicals to intimate small cast plays. Students are encouraged to get involved in all areas of theatre production, including, but not limited to, acting, stage managing, set building and painting. Strong academic offerings provide challenges in and out of the classroom.
Why an AA in Theatre?
An AA communicates the focus is in the chosen art form - theatre
Students will have a directed course of study that will prepare them for transfer to a four-year university or to enter the field.
Transfer institutions will have a clearer understanding of the focus and scope of the student's training and education.
Practical application courses will ensure the student's involvement in play production.
The inclusion of the MnTC will foster communication and conceptualization skills necessary for further study or a professional career.
Why Riverland Theatre?
Excellent opportunity to participate no matter what your experience
Immediate opportunity to participate in all areas of theatre
Articulation agreements in place to ensure smooth transition to university work
Low student-to-faculty ratio
Opportunity to complete general education classes while focusing on the arts
Affordable on-campus housing
Faculty: Lindsey Williams Program Starts:
For in-depth information including outcomes, program fees, course descriptions, and more please
program page at riverland.edu.
Required Core Courses (20 credits)
Introduction to Shakespeare (Goal 2 & 6) 3 CR
Introduction to Theatre and Film (Goal 6 & 9) 3 CR