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.
- Danielle Cain (Instructor - Theater Arts / Film Studies)
Matthew Cowell (Technical Director, Instructor of Sound Production)
Olivia Cowell (Production Director, Instructor of Theater Arts)
- Tim Holtslag (Scenic Artist)
- Jennifer King (Artistic Director / Professor of Theater Arts / Coordinator of Performing Arts)
Freya Marcelius (Instructor of Technical Theater)
- 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)
Jennifer Ruygt (Instructor of Technical Theater)
Skipper Skeoch (Costume Designer)
Adam Wadenius (Instructor - Film Studies)
- Amy Walker (Instructor - Theater Arts / Film Studies)
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.
Shrek The Musical
Directed by Olivia Cowell in collaboration with Cafeteria Kids Theater
Public Performances: October 27 - November 5
Student Matinees: October 26 & 27 and November 2 & 3
It's A Wonderful Life, The Radio Play
Directed by Reed Martin
Directed by Michael Ross
Music direction by Dr. Eve Anne Wilkes and Choreography by Pam Rogers.
The Emergence Festival
Curated by Danielle Cain
GENERAL AUDITONS FOR ALL SHOWS IN THE 17/18 SEASON
August 8 at 6:30 pm in the main theater
Prepare 16 bars of a song from musical and tell a joke
SHREK SPECIFIC AUDITIONS
August 14 at 6:30 pm in the main theater
Prepare 16 bars of a song from a musical
For more information contact Jennifer King, Performing Arts Coordinator/Artistic Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Shakespeare Napa Valley 2017
We are excited to bring William Shakespeare's a Midsummer Night's Dream to numerous outdoor spaces in the Napa Valley in the summer of 2017, completely free of charge. Show dates are as follows:
In Downtown Napa, shows are August 24, 25, 26 and 27 at 7pm in Veteran's Memorial Park
In St. Helena, shows are Sep 8, 9 and 10 at 7pm at the Napa Valley College Upper Valley Campus Amphitheater
In Yountville, shows are Sep 15, 16 and 17 at 7pm in the Yountville Veteran's Park
In the Oxbow District in Napa, shows are Sep 22, 23 and 24 at 7pm in the CIA at Copia Amphitheater
All performances take place outdoors. Venues open at 5:30 for seating. All shows start at 7pm. Food and alcohol free beverages are allowed on the premises. Bring your own blanket or chair to sit on.
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 email@example.com.