Laura L. Ritter
Assistant Dean of Humanities and Department Head, Music and Theatre
Instructor of Theatre
The Associate of Arts Degree in Theatre program provides opportunities for involvement in public performance, stagecraft, set building and acting.
Students who are interested in theatre are offered a variety of performance opportunities throughout each academic year. The Walters State Stage Company provides the campus and community with outstanding productions which have recently included Little Women, White Christmas, The King and I, Camelot, The Picture of Dorian Gray, Hamlet, Shenandoah, Big River, Walk Toward the Sunset, An Evening with Cole Porter, Sister Act/Chicago Highlights, Christmas Holidays, Rock On, Forever Christmas, Movie Magic, and Broadway.
Scholarships are offered to deserving music and theatre students each year. These scholarships are available to both majors and non-majors. In addition to the traditional application and transcript requirements, students are required to audition for the music and/or theatre faculty. Students who are interested in a theatre scholarship should contact the Humanities Division at 423.585.6947.