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The Theater Department is a thriving place where students train and audition with award-winning faculty and staff.

Why Theater at GRCC?

  • Immerse yourself in a performing arts culture, within GRCC and the Grand Rapids community.
  • Train in a wide variety of performing arts, from dance to theater tech.
  • Connect with the opportunity to audition for performances at GRCC and at community theaters.
  • Join our student group of performers, GRCC Players. Everybody belongs!

Area of study

Contact Info

Offices on 2nd floor, Suite 200

Office Hours

Tuesday: 9:00 am-11:00 am
Thursday: 9:00 am-11:00 am

Future students

Student laughing while watching other theater students

Theater Programs

Gain the skills to become an actor, theatre manager, scenographer, stage manager or director.
Student reading a script in a theater class

Apply to GRCC

Your first step to becoming a Theater major is to apply to GRCC today.

Spectrum Theater Calendar

Spectrum Theater houses student group GRCC Players, as well as two community theater groups: Grand Rapids Actors' Theater and Jewish Theater GR.

Each year, GRCC-trained actors receive Grand Awards, given in recognition for outstanding community theater.

Check out upcoming play season


Volunteer opportunities are available with set builds, painting, and in the costume shop. Typical volunteer hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday with some weekend hours available. Call Jonathan Wheeler at (616) 234-3387 for more information.

Student Events


Alexus Voss, theater student.
GRCC Theater is my home away from home. No matter where you're coming from, the faculty make you feel like you're a part of the family.
Alexus Voss, Theater student

Faculty & Staff


Professional Support Staff

Adjunct Faculty