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Massasoit’s Theater Arts program provides students with a strong foundation in the performance and technical fields of the dramatic arts. Students pursuing a liberal arts education and those preparing for a professional performing arts career frequently take Theatre classes for a well-rounded education. Meet the Theatre Arts Faculty.

The Theatre Arts Associate Degree meets the standards for MassTransfer, which is a statewide transfer program that provides Community College students the ability to transfer to a Massachusetts State Universities and the University of Massachusetts System. Students should meet with an academic advisor and use DegreeWorks to review the proper program and course selection for transfer to a four-year State College/University.

Massasoit produces and promotes a performance series throughout the year for the college and community that encompasses contemporary and classical music, dance and theatre. The Massasoit Theatre Company, a community theatre sponsored by the college, also produces a season of plays and musicals.

Activities associated with Theatre Arts include an extracurricular job shadow and training program that gives students the opportunity to work directly with theatre professionals and learn various technical theatre skills. Each student in the program is paired with a mentor who guides them through the technical theatre process from start to finish.

Buckley Performing Arts Center

The Buckley Performing Arts Center, named for Senator Anna Buckley, who was instrumental in siting a community college in the City of Brockton, is the theatrical hub of the bustling Fine Arts Building. A resource for the college and the surrounding community, the Fine Arts Building is home to two modern theaters, a state-of-the-art television studio, a radio studio, a painting studio, the Media Center and the college Children’s Daycare Center, not to mention classrooms and staff offices.Massasoit produces and promotes a performance series throughout the year for the college and community that encompasses contemporary and classical music, dance and theatre. The Massasoit Theatre Company, a community theatre sponsored by the college produces a season of plays and musicals, and is home to the Massasoit Student Ensemble.

Massasoit Ensembles

The Massasoit Student Ensemble produces two productions a year, providing opportunities for performance and technical training. It also includes an extracurricular job shadow and training program that gives students the opportunity to work directly with theatre professionals and learn various technical theatre skills. Each student in the program is paired with a mentor who guides them through the technical theatre process from start to finish.

Practical Theatre Ensemble (P.T.E.) is an academic program where we get to combine the theatrical skills we are learning in class, with the practical application of a rehearsal process. Truly an ensemble, we collaborate on a script, exploring acting, design, marketing, and stage management, culminating in a showcase of our work to invited guests.

Clubs

Performix is a Performing Arts Club for students who want to become more involved in exploring arts opportunities and participating in activities to further their performance skill set.

Radio Club is a student run organization supporting the Radio Massasoit internet radio station. Its purpose is to provide broadcasting opportunities to students and train them in the operation of a radio station.

Media Axis Club is for students involved in the television side of the media club. They can expect to get immediate quality hands-on training in television production. The media club provides a stepping-stone to those who are considering a career in any aspect of media communications.


  • MassTransfer eligible program