What you’ll study.

Acting and directing. Scenic, lighting, and costume design. Dramatic theory and history. Stage management and arts administration. You’ll learn from faculty who have extensive experience as professional actors, directors, designers, and technicians. The Albion Theatre Department will give you a rigorous classroom experience, balanced with an ambitious production season dedicated to professional standards.

What you’ll do.

Get on stage or work backstage—every Albion student is welcome. We stage four productions every year, each running for two weeks. And our seasons are diverse. You will tackle Shakespeare, Ibsen, musicals, and cutting-edge contemporary plays. The Theatre Department is a fully-functioning theatre company where students handle every aspect from design and stage management, to publicity and box office sales. Excellent opportunities for off-campus theatre studies in New York, Philadelphia, and numerous international cities are also available.

Where you’ll go.

Auditions. Connections. Experience. Whether you choose to enter the professional theatre industry or continue on to graduate school after Albion, you’ll benefit from our close ties to professional theatres, festivals, and the New York Arts Program.

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Upcoming Productions

  • Intimate Apparel

    By Lynn Nottage | Directed by Stephanie Henderson

    Friday, September 27 at 8 p.m.
    Saturday, September 28 at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
    Sunday, September 29 at 2 p.m.
    Wednesday, October 2 at 8 p.m.
    Thursday, October 3 at 8 p.m.
    Friday, October 4 at 8 p.m.
    Saturday, October 5 at 8 p.m.

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  • A Midsummer Night's Dream

    By William Shakespeare | Directed by Zach Fischer

    November 15 – 23, 2019

    Friday, November 15 at 8 p.m.
    Saturday, November 16 at 2 p.m.
    Saturday, November 16 at 8 p.m.
    Sunday, November 17 at 2 p.m.
    Wednesday, November 20 at 8 p.m.
    Thursday, November 21 at 8 p.m.
    Friday, November 22 at 8 p.m.
    Saturday, November 23 at 8 p.m.

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  • Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

    By Greg Allen | Directed by Mark Hoffland

    February 14 – 22, 2020

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  • The Flick

    By Annie Baker | Directed by Zach Fischer

    April 3 – 11, 2020

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Tickets are $5 or free with current Albion College ID.

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Theatre Productions 2016-2018

Department News

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David Wunderlich, '12

Building an acting career
in Los Angeles

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