​OCC is home to one of th​e finest community college theatre departments in Southern California. OCC’s Theatre Department produces more than 20 productions in the Drama Lab and Drama Lab Studio theatres each year.

Our students have gone on to attend such prestigious schools and conservatories as UCLA, USC, NYU, Yale School of Drama, Julliard, Circle in the Square, and ACT. Our graduates work in film, television and theater across the nation, and have founded or led multiple successful theatre companies.

OCC’s Theatre Arts Department productions provide nearly 300 roles for students each season.

With 500 students enrolled in theatre courses, and with 180 declared majors, OCC’s Theatre Arts Department provides the most diverse and comprehensive theatre experience in Orange County.

Contact Us

Department Chair:  Professor Tom Bruno  tbruno@occ.cccd.edu

Professor Cynthia Corley  ccorley@occ.cccd.edu

Theatre Department Office: (714) 432-5640

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Office Hours

Mon to Fri, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Sat & Sun, Closed