Department of Theatre and Dance

The Georgia College Department of Theatre and Dance not only prepares students for careers in both the professional and educational aspects of the field, but also gives students a personal and hands-on experience that is bar none. Students are challenged through courses and productions that emphasize imagination, passion, discipline and collaboration. 

The department also has a strong focus on engaging the community with the arts. Each season we bring a variety of performances to the stage to evoke emotions, create laugher and provoke the deep thoughts of the audience.

Performance of the African Diaspora as Social Change Symposium opens with Pearl Cleage dinner

April 7, 2016

A public event in celebration of the opening of Georgia College Department of Theatre and Dance's Symposium on Performance of the African Diaspora as Social Change takes place April 7, 2016. A reception, with hors d'oeuvres and beverages, will be held from from 5:45 to 7 p.m. A gourmet dinner and dessert will be served at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35. The dinner will be served during Pearl Cleage's keynote address. titled "In Search of August Wilson: American Theatre and the Challenge of Diversity.”

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The Ballad of Emmett Till Trailer

Current schedule and Tickets

View the performance schedule here. 

To reserve or purchase tickets, please visit or call 478-445-4226.

Audition Dates

Want to get involved in Georgia College theatre? Come out and audition for our season. We have open auditions and welcome any interested parties.

The next auditions will be held:

  • Sept. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the Campus Black Box Theatre - "The Ballad of Emmett Till" 
  • Nov. 2 at 5:30 p.m. in the Campus Black Box Theatre - "Blindfolded" 
  • Nov. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the Russell Auditorium - "Chicago" 
  • Jan. 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Campus Black Box Theatre - "Next Fall" and "Expectant Pause" 
  • Jan. 12 at 5 p.m. in the Campus Black Box Theatre - Spring meeting 
  • Feb. 27, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Russell Auditorium - for incoming students only for scholarships.

Wish to get involved in other aspects of theatre or have questions? Please contact Tina Alvarez at 478-445-8290 for more information.


Are you a new student interested in scholarships? Auditions include free lunch, auditions, chats with faculty and a campus tour. Stay and see one of our shows. For further information or to make a reservation, please email Tina Alvarez at with your name, phone number, email and your interest.

New Student Scholarship Auditions for 2016-2017 School Year

 Feb. 27, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Russell Auditorium - for incoming students only for scholarships.

New students, remember to get your applications to GC Admissions early, preferably by December.

Click here to download the Theatre Audition Application.

Student organizations

Alpha Psi Omega is a national honorary dramatic fraternity.  APO activities involve supporting the Georgia College theatre program and community at large by sponsoring social events,  fundraisers and charity events. Membership is earned based on participation in mainstage theatre productions. 

Chi Tau Epsilon, Georgia College's dance honor society. The organization was established at Georgia College in February 2013  and is the fifth chapter in the nation. Members must be a dance minor or dance major and have a 3.0 GPA. The organization was formed in 1967 at Texas Christian University to promote dance and scholarship.

Contact Information

The Department of Theatre's offices are located upstairs in the historic Campus Theatre in downtown Milledgeville.

Department of Theatre and Dance
Campus Theatre  |  Campus Box 119
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Phone: (478) 445-8290
Fax: (478) 445-5990