Experience Theatre in New York City Through Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Intro to Theatre Class

Published on: November 24, 2010

For the first time ever, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s theatre department is offering a May mini-term class held in New York City!
 
The course, Introduction to Theatre (DRAM 1310), takes place Wednesday, May 18, 2011, through Monday, May 23, 2011 in New York City. With no pre-requisites required, the class is open to everyone; even non-traditional students can enroll for the course through the college’s continuing education department.

Members of the class will see four Broadway shows; take part in acting, set design and stage combat clinics with New York Theatre professionals; enjoy a harbor cruise around Manhattan; complete a guided walking tour of the theatre district; gain admission to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island; and tour NBC Studios and Radio City Music Hall.
 
“It is a great opportunity for students to actually experience several aspects of theatre in the place where it all started—New York City,” said Chase Waites, professor of theatre at LSC-Montgomery.
 
To register, students must enroll is Introduction to Theatre (DRAM 1310).
 
The cost of the trip, which does not include tuition, covers round-trip airfare from Houston to New York City and five nights at The Manhattan at Times Square Hotel. The double occupancy price is $2,275. If a group of four wishes to share a room, the group can save almost $400.

If interested, don’t delay— a deposit of $100 is due by Friday, December 3.

For more information about the May mini-term course held in New York City, contact Chase Waites at chase@LoneStar.edu.
 
For more information about the theatre department at LSC-Montgomery or any of the season’s performances, please visit www.LoneStar.edu/theatre-Montgomery.
 
LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/Montgomery.
 
With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for fall 2010, and a total enrollment of more than 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.