COS Theatre Department

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Mission Statement: The COS Department of Theatre is dedicated to the advancement of the theatre arts, through traditional study and performance, and to the development of new theatrical ventures. We prepare students for further study and for an ever-changing profession. 

our theatre program

The Theatre Arts Department here at College of the Siskiyous offers a lower division transfer program, as well as, training in technical theatre. The biggest advantage to studying theatre here at COS?--our small department.  Because of our size, opportunities abound for students to be involved in all aspects of our productions. The COS Theatre Department produces two main stage productions per year.  Other Theatre Department offerings include student directed theatre productions and visiting artist workshops. Regardless of your aspirations, COS' Theatre Department adds experience and training which can serve students for a career in performing arts or help give them the confidence, poise, oral communication skills and ability to tap their creative imagination that will serve them for a lifetime in whatever profession they choose.

Beyond earning an Associate degree in Theatre, students can obtain excellent course transferability to universities. All at the base of majestic Mt. Shasta in Weed, California. Surrounded by mountains, forests, lakes and streams, our college lives in an environment of scenic beauty and artistic inspiration.

Summer 2016 Camp Broadway
July 11 - August 7, 2016

Monday thru Thursday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (Recommended for ages 8 - 16). Limited class sizes, please register early.

Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka the Musical Jr.” will be this year’s Camp Broadway production. Performances scheduled for August 5 & 6 at 7:00 pm, and August 7 at 3:00 pm.

“The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder and new songs by Leslie Bricusse (Jekyll & Hyde, Doctor Doolittle) and Anthony Newley, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth. -

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka JR. has a flexible cast size with many featured and ensemble roles, including the singing and dancing Oompa Loompas. - See more at:” (MTI )

Auditions are only available to those who advance register
Registration begins May 9, 2016

THEA 1301 Musical Comedy Workshop, Form #5042. This course provides a workshop training experience in the preparation and performance of a theatrical production. Actors audition with the director for acting roles. Course cost is $1 for registration, and $49 materials fee, which includes a T-shirt, and script.

THEA 1501, Technical Production Lab class, Form #5043. (Students interested in stage management, crewing, set construction, costumes, makeup, lighting and sound, box office and publicity)
Students will interview for backstage positions. Students will gain the ultimate backstage experience, learning the latest technologies and practices in the preparation of a fully mounted stage production. Prerequisite: Instructor Permission. Course cost $1 for registration & $49 material fees, which includes a T-shirt, and script.

PLEASE NOTE: All students currently attending grades K-12 will be required to produce a signed authorization from your school Principal.


For ticket reservations to our next production, please contact the Public Relations Office (530) 938-5373(530) 938-5373.


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