Theatre

We offer several courses for you to learn about theatre including acting, character analysis, scene preparation, theatre design, scene construction, costuming and lighting. See descriptions of our theatre courses.


photo of The Heidi Chronicles cast
The cast and the crew: Front row left to right: Matthew Torres, Samantha Catalano, Lara Bell, Jess Piekarski, Monica Hauschild Back row left to right: Sean Plotts, Sam Prather, Emily Piesens, Kacie Swanson, Celia Villacres, Vince Calucci

2016 Fall Play
The Heidi Chronicles

The Black Box Theatre presents “The Heidi Chronicles” by Wendy Wasserstein, directed by Jay Geller. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award for best play, “The Heidi Chronicles” traces the coming of age of Heidi Holland, a successful art historian, as she tries to find her bearings in a rapidly changing world.

For more information, contact Jay Geller at (815) 455-8746 or jgeller@mchenry.edu.

Performances

November 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, and 19 at 7:30 p.m.


Auditions for 2017 Spring Play

The Normal Heart by Larry Kramer
Directed by Jay Geller
Monday and Wednesday, December 5 and 7 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Callbacks December 8 from 6 to 10 p.m.
Please provide a 2-3 minute dramatic monologue

Select a poster and check out our past productions!

The Butler Did It
"The Butler Did It"
Born Guilty
"Born Guilty"
Childrens Hour
Children's Hour
The Diviness
The Diviness
The Importance of Being Earnest
The Importance
of Being Earnest
Hair
Hair
Lysistrata
Lysistrata
A Lie of the Mind
A Lie of the Mind
The Man Who Came to Dinner
The Man Who
Came to Dinner
Do Black Patent LeatherShoes Rally Reflect Up?
Do Black Patent
Leather Shoes Rally
Reflect Up?
Lend Me a Tenor
Lend Me a Tenor
Everything in the Garden
Everything in
the Garden
And Then There Were None
And Then
There Were None
Pippin
Pippin
Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
Reckless
Reckless
Table Manners
Table Manners
Company
Company
Waiting for Godot
Waiting for Godot
Our Town
Our Town
Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night
The Wedding Singer
The Wedding Singer
Suburbia
Suburbia
Miss Firecracker Contest
Miss Firecracker
Contest
Anything Goes
Anything Goes
Hot L Baltimore
Hot L Baltimore
God of Carnage
God of Carnage
columbinus
columnbinus
Almost, Maine
Almost, Maine
Cabaret
Cabaret