The JC Players produce one or more mainstage theatrical productions each year. Performances are held in the campus Fine Arts Auditorium, located near the Hwy. 90 entrance to campus.
At the beginning of each semester, the Jackson County Campus theatre department holds an “Interested in Theatre” meeting. All students are welcome to audition for productions. The audition process is often done with cold readings of each play’s script. Auditions are typically held in the second week of each semester.
The JD Players produce three or four mainstage theatrical productions each year.
At the beginning of each semester, the Jefferson Davis Campus theatre department holds an “Interested in Theatre” meeting. All students are welcome to join the JD Players and audition for productions. The audition process is often done with cold readings of each play’s script. Auditions are typically held in the second week of each semester. Cast members are usually expected to rehearse Monday through Thursday, 2 – 4:30 p.m.
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The JD Players perform in both the Fine Arts Auditorium (a 450-seat proscenium space) and the Arena Theatre (a 196-seat theatre in the round). The Immersive Performing Arts Center (iMPAC) is scheduled to open in summer 2020. This state-of-the-art, 54,000-square-foot facility will include a 1,200-seat theatre complete with the newest performance technology. The center’s flexible design will make it the perfect venue for major theatre productions, concerts and conferences. Other features will include box seating, a lobby and concessions, areas for dressing rooms, a green room, stage area, storage, and prop design.
Both performance and academic scholarships are available.
Auditions for the performance scholarship, which is approximately $750 each semester, are held during the spring semester on a Saturday performance weekend. Students must present two contrasting monologues. Students who are awarded this scholarship must maintain a 2.5 GPA and be enrolled in at least 15 hours per semester. They will also be required to audition for all JD Players productions and work a minimum of four hours each week in the theatre.
Visit the Financial Aid section of the website for academic scholarship criteria.
The Perk Players produce two to four mainstage theatrical productions each year, with some productions open to community participation. Performances are held in the campus Fine Arts Auditorium in Malone Hall.