Anoka-Ramsey Community College is a great place to begin or continue your Theatre training.Students of ARCC have gone on to complete Theatre degrees at four-year universities all around the region including the U of M Minneapolis and Duluth campuses, Hamline University, MSU Mankato, MSU Moorhead, MSU Winona, University of Colorado, University of South Dakota and many others.
Theatre students from Anoka-Ramsey Community College regularly work behind the scenes and appear on stage all over the Twin Cities. Our alumni have worked for the best theatres in the region including the Guthrie and Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. Others have appeared in television commercials and locally produced films. Some have even grabbed the national spotlight, managing national Broadway tours aperforming on stage and television for Disney and Nickelodeon.
Whether you are an experienced performer or a theatre novice, there is a place for you in the ARCC Theatre program. We can provide you with valuable experience and training to start a career in theatre or just a welcoming environment to discover all the elements that go into a production. With three major shows each year at the Coon Rapids Campus and one spring production at the Cambridge Campus, regular opportunities for involvement exist as students participate in all aspects of production; including acting, stagecraft, lighting, costuming, stage management, and assistant directing. If you can hammer a nail, sew a stitch, or create a character onstage, this is the place for you!