Fine Arts, Early Childhood Educator, Education,
Humanities, and Communication Studies
at Collin College
Our division consists of the following academic departments
(click on the links to go directly to a specific department):
Art, Communication Design, Communication Studies, Dance, Early Childhood Educator,
Education, Humanities, Music, Photography, and Theatre.
Our gallery space, The Art Gallery, exposes students to the works of current
professional artists and showcases student work in both open and juried student shows.
Fall 2023 Fine Arts performances and events
For more information and to reserve tickets to our performance events please click
on the event title.
Art Gallery exhibitions and Auteur Film Series movies are free and do not require reservations.
Unless otherwise indicated all events are at the Collin College Plano Campus.
Have a question? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Event dates and details are subject to change.
|August 21 – September 20||Annual Collin College Art Faculty exhibition||The Art Gallery||*|
|September 14||Auteur Film Series: "Open Your Eyes"||McKinney Campus
|September 29 – October 26||Bartosz Beda "Echoes of Seasons" exhibition||The Art Gallery||*|
|October 11-14||Theatre production:
Crumbs From The Table of Joy
|John Anthony Theatre||7:30 pm|
|October 14-15||Theatre production:
Crumbs From The Table of Joy
|John Anthony Theatre||2:30 pm|
|October 17||Auteur Film Series: "Pyscho"||Living Legends Conference
Center, Plano Campus
|October 26||Dignity Initiative (panel discussion):
What is Gender?
|Living Legends Conference
Center, Plano Campus
|October 28||Jazz Combos concert||John Anthony Theatre||7 pm|
|November 3||Dance Fusion||John Anthony Theatre||7 pm|
|November 4||Dance Fusion||John Anthony Theatre||7 pm|
|November 7||Chamber Choir concert||John Anthony Theatre||7 pm|
|November 8||Auteur Film Series: "True Grit"||Angelika Film Center, Plano||7 pm|
|November 10||Keyboard Ensemble and Honors Voice recital||John Anthony Theatre||7 pm|
|November 11||Jazz Lab Band and Jazztet concert||John Anthony Theatre||7 pm|
|November 14||String and Symphonic Wind Ensembles concert||John Anthony Theatre||7 pm|
|November 15||Guitar Ensemble concert||John Anthony Theatre||7 pm|
|November 18||OneSound concert||John Anthony Theatre||7 pm|
|November 28||New Music Ensemble concert||The Art Gallery||7 pm|
|November 29||Solo Guitar concert||C-103||7 pm|
|November 29 – December 2||Theatre production: A Winter's Tale||Black Box Theatre||7:30 pm|
|December 2-3||Theatre production: A Winter's Tale||Black Box Theatre||2:30 pm|
|November 30||Dances at 7||John Anthony Theatre||7 pm|
|December 1||Dances at 7||John Anthony Theatre||7 pm|
|December 2||Madrigal Feast||Living Legends Conference
Center, Plano Campus
* Exhibitions at The Art Gallery (Plano Campus, A175) are free and open to all.
Monday–Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
|Dean of Academic Affairs and Workforce||Dr. Lupita Murillo Tinnen||972.881.5807||ltinnen||A 177|
|Assistant to the Dean||Cindy Duffer||972.881.5162||cduffer||A 177|
|Associate Dean – Art, Communication Design, Education, Photography||Alexis Bohanna||972.881.5645||abohanna||K 102|
|Associate Dean – Dance, Humanities, Music, Theatre, Communication Studies||Dr. David Tercero||972.881.5636||drtercero||K 102|
|Administrative Assistant||Nicolas Schnitzius||972.881.5106||nschnitzius||K 102|
|Manager, Box Office and Marketing||Glenn Trueman||972.516.5076||gtrueman||B 230|
|Box Office Assistant||Simran Gill||972.881.5611||simranjitgill||C 225|
|Art Gallery Director||Anna Fritzel||972.516.5028||afritzel||H 219|
|Art Gallery Assistant||Claudette Lowery||972.516.5022||clowery||A 263|
|Career Coach||Scott Hensley||972.881.5684||shensley||J 116|
|Coordinator, Underserved Population Workforce Programs||Jameelah Brown||972.516.5068||jnbrown||J 115|
|Director, Child Development||Barbara Batista||972.881.5945||bbatista||B 176|
|Assistant Director, Child Development||Paula Braaten||972.881.5938||pbraaten||B 176|
The grown-up version of The Losers Club is almost complete for the highly-anticipated sequel IT 2, with former Collin theatre student Andy Bean coming aboard to play the adult Stanley Uris. Learn More...
Former Collin College Theatre Student Cory Boulier is currently a stage manager in television and stage. Her most recent employment was with Jesus Christ Superstar Live and Dancing With the Stars. Learn more...
Ryan McAdams & Tayler Miller
Communication Design students Ryan McAdams and Tayler Miller received an Award of Excellence for their short film, "The Hunted". McAdams was editor and the entire Team Production class participated in the shoot. Learn More...
Former Collin College Theatre Student Akron Watson is currently performing in the Broadway production of The Play that Goes Wrong. He will next been seen in the Broadway musical King Kong. Learn more...
Former Collin College Dance Student Nicholas Kao is currently dancing with the modern dance company, H.T. Chen & Dancers, in New York City. Since leaving Collin, he has worked with artists such as Lorenzo "Rennie" Harris, Manuel Vignoulle, and Abby Zbikowski. Learn more...
Collin College graduate Emmy Moon is currently the artistic director of Iluminar Aerial, a professional aerial dance and circus arts company based in Colorado specializing in performance and education. Learn more...
The Magicians has officially been renewed for a fourth season in 2019! Since leaving Collin, former theatre student Jason Ralph has performed in the TV series Madam Secretary, Frankie and Grace, and Aquarius. Learn more...
Collin College’s state-of-the-art theatre facility is comprised of three separate performance spaces including the 350-seat John Anthony Theatre, the 120-seat Black Box Theatre and the intimate ALT Lab Theatre. The complex also houses three dressing rooms, a theatre box office, a costume vault and construction shop, and a scene and paint shop in addition to numerous acting and directing classroom spaces. The John Anthony Theatre (JAT) is a traditional proscenium stage with 230 seats on the Orchestra Level and 120 seats on the Balcony Level. Click here for directions.
The Black Box, like the John Anthony Theatre, is located on the Plano Campus (Spring Creek) in the C-module, near the Atrium. Click here for directions.
The Dance Studio (Plano Campus room AA146) is a spacious 3,100 square ft. space that boasts mirrors and ballet barres on two walls, a piano, inset stereo speakers, adjustable lighting and a Marley floor. The studio is equipped with a large screen TV so that technique and choreography classes can engage in lecture discourse to enrich the physical processes of dance studies. Click here for directions.
The Art Gallery (Plano Campus room A175) mounts shows featuring new and unique works by fine arts faculty and students, professional artists, and arts organizations. It is a two story, 35x45 sq. foot space, able to host large exhibitions. By presenting quality, interdisciplinary art exhibitions and events The Art Gallery enhances an understanding of the arts within the college and the community. Click here for directions.