Program Description

The theatre department offers a well-rounded program of courses that fulfill most lower-division requirements of four-year colleges and universities. MC theatre students have transferred successfully to the University of California system, the California State University system, and private colleges.


Merced College offers the following degrees/certificates in Drama:

  • Theatre Arts (AA-T)
  • Theatre Arts (AA)

See Degree Requirements & Course Descriptions

The Associate of Arts degree also prepares students for pre-professional and community theatre. Many Merced College theatre graduates are working professionally in film, theatre, and education.

Theatre Productions 

Theatre Faculty

Name Position Email/Phone
Lauren McCue-Bryx Professor of Theatre, (209) 384-6240
Adjunct Theatre Arts Faculty
Theater Staff
Recent Events

Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF)
Honolulu, HI ::: February 2016