Acting

Student actors in Taming of the Shrew

Build your resume at Lycoming College! Our rigorous production program is designed to provide you with countless opportunities. How?

Experience on stage (7-10 shows per year)

Get exposure to a variety of dramatic styles and genres:

  • Musicals
  • Comedies
  • Dramas
  • World classics
  • Shakespeare
  • Contemporary plays
  • Children’s theatre

Perform on two diverse stages:

  • The Mary L. Welch Theatre is an intimate thrust stage
  • The Dragon’s Lair Theatre is a flexible black box

Take interactive, performance-centered coursework:

  • Acting I, II, and III
  • Voice and Diction
  • Stage Movement
  • Stage Makeup
  • Touring Children’s Theatre
  • Shakespeare on Stage
  • Advanced Acting Studio
  • Senior Project in Acting

Choose from a variety of senior project options or create something new! Here are a few examples:

  • Performing a major role in a Mary L. Welch Theatre production
  • Performing a major role in a Dragon’s Lair Theatre production
  • Creating and performing an original one-person show
  • Performing a one-person show from a published script
  • Creating and performing in a radio production of a play
  • Creating and performing in a music video