Whether you enjoy watching a good movie or play, seek out the adrenaline rush of performance, or delight in creating sets, lighting, sound, etc., the exciting world of theatre is for you. Cowley College is committed to producing top-notch theatre experiences for our students and the community and providing an opportunity to travel and experience world-class theatrical events.
CREATE. PerFORM. MANAGE.
Students will have multiple opportunities to perform and work backstage each semester in our beautiful 800-seat theatre, which features state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems. This major includes introductory acting and technical production classes, which transfer easily to many four-year institutions. Students can select courses in an area of emphasis to fit their interests, including Performance, Technical Design, and Theatre/Arts Management.
The Robert Brown Theatre
Boasting an almost 800 seat proscenium theatre. The building was completed in the Fall of 1995 and serves as a center piece for the arts in Cowley County, and accommodates over 10,000 patrons annually. Our recently upgraded sound system provides for excellent sound reinforcement in our beautiful space. The lighting and sound systems are top notch and rank among the industries best. The theatre also provides 26 fly lines (4 electric) and hydraulic orchestra pit. We are continually upgrading and updating our theatre to remain competitive in our field.
Main Stage Series
Each year Cowley Theatre performs 4-5 shows. Included in these are our Main Stage Series. Our main stage series consists of a musical and a play, one in the spring and one in the fall. This series is geared towards drawing in enormous audience attendance, involving over one hundred students annually, and accomplishing the highest level of quality capable.
Voted Best Live Theatre - Cowley County
Visual & Performing Arts Events