Theatre study at San Jacinto College Central is a clear choice for persons focused on a career in theatre performance, theatre education, and/or technical theatre. In addition, the Central campus program offers training in film performance and film production. Both programs offer quality training within the associate of arts (A.A.) degree and complete transfer programs. The theatre programs - dedication to the total educational experience assures that their students take center stage.

The San Jac department of theatre and film is one of the most dynamic and extensive community college programs in Texas. They regularly produce graduates who are sought by universities for both their performance and technical skills. The program produces five to seven productions each season, and gives all students many opportunities to perform, design, direct, and write for their production season. The theatre faculty represents a rich and varied background of education, experience, and interests. The instructors are professionals who remain active as performers, adjudicators, and teachers on the local, state, and national arena.

Scholarships are available each year based upon departmental need. Assistance is offered to talented students who plan to major in the entertainment industry and those who wish to continue performing or designing.


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Dr. Jerry Ivins


The San Jacinto College Department of Theatre and Film has been serving the Houston community since 1961.

Our goal is to provide an opportunity to anyone who would like to participate in our productions in any capacity.