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/Film)
Matthew Cowell (Instructor - Technical Theater / Sound Technology)
Niklaus Hoffman (Instructor - Film)
Tim Holtslag (Scenic Painter - Theater)
Jennifer King (Artistic Director / Instructor / Theater Department Coordinator)
Reed Martin (Instructor - Film/Theater; Production Director)
Ian McIver (Instructor - Film)
Richard Rossi (Instructor - Theater; Production Director)
Charles Seagrave (Instructor - Sound Technology)
Barbara Spear (Instructor - Film)
Adam Wadenius (Instructor - Film)
Amy Kronzer-Walker (Instructor - Film)
Kathryn Zdan (Instructor - Theater)

Degree Programs

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


Introduction to Theater, Fundamentals of Acting, Culture & Gender in Theater, Technique of Acting, Technical Theater in Performance, Theater for Young Audiences Production, Stage Movement, Intermediate Acting, Survey & Appreciation of Film, Culture & Gender in Film, Comedy in Film, Horror Film, Film Noir.

Shakespeare Napa Valley

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

Student Matinees

Substantially discounted Theater for Young Audiences periodically 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.