Welcome to Napa Valley College Department of Theater Arts.  From an AA Degree in Theater (Performance and Technical Theater) and Musical Theater to individual acting and production classes, Theater Arts/ Film Studies at Napa Valley College provides excellent instruction taught by industry professionals.  

Theater Arts Faculty and Visiting Artists

Danielle Cain (Instructor - Theater Arts / Film Studies)
Matthew Cowell (Technical Director)
Tim Holtslag (Scenic Artist)
Jennifer King (Artistic Director / Professor of Theater Arts / Department Coordinator)
Reed Martin (Instructor - Film Studies /Theater Arts; Production Director)
Ian McIver (Instructor - Film Studies)
Richard Rossi (Professor Emeritus of Theater Arts; Film Studies; Production Director)
Adam Wadenius (Instructor - Film Studies)
Amy Kronzer-Walker (Instructor - Theater Arts / Film Studies)

Degree Programs

Performance (Acting) Associate Degree for Transfer
Theater Arts AA Degree

Theater Napa Valley

Napa Valley College's resident theater company, featuring a three show season and new works festival.

The 2016/2017 season includes: Shakespeare's Pericles, Disney's The Little Mermaid, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird and The Emergence Festival, a celebration of new plays and emerging artists. 


Currently accepting Proposals for the Emergence Theater Festival 2017. 

Emergence Festival 2017 Proposal Application.pdf


Share your story in fictional form through the mediums of short plays, monologues, devised theater, dance pieces, song, poetry and other forms of artistic expression. 

Napa Valley College Theater Arts is currently, accepting proposals for student, staff and faculty generated work to be performed April 21, 22, and 23, 2017 at the Napa Valley College Performing Arts Center.  Solo, collaborative and shorter works are highly encouraged.

Proposals are available at the Arts and Humanities Division Secretary office in the Performing Arts Center.


Email dcain@napavalley.edu for more information.

Shakespeare Napa Valley

Annual summer productions of Shakespeare's plays featuring students as well as local professional actors.

School Matinees

Substantially discounted Theater for Young Audiences performances available for school field trips.  Call the Box Office at 707-256-7500 for details.


For more information about our programs please e-mail Coordinator of Theater Arts,
Jennifer King, at jking@napavalley.edu.