Fine Arts Programs 

Known for excellence in dance education, performance, and choreography, Collin College’s Dance Department has a reputation for preparing students for prestigious university dance programs. As a student here, you’ll have the opportunity to study multiple genres of dance technique (ballet, modern, jazz, tap and ballroom), as well as courses in performance, improvisation, choreography and dance appreciation. Click here for the Dance Department Website.

Theatre coursework introduces students to the aesthetic and analytical elements of theatrical productions. It offers a full curriculum of theatre study including work in beginning and advanced acting, musical theatre, voice and diction, stagecraft and design, costume design and stage makeup, theatre history, as well as courses in stage management, acting for the camera, improvisation, movement and mask work. Click here for the Theatre Department Website.

Collin College’s Visual Arts program fosters a creative environment where you can learn the skills to become a successful artist. The Visual Arts program offers foundation-level courses in drawing, design, art appreciation and art history, as well as courses focused on traditional studio disciplines such as drawing, painting, watercolor, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking and jewelry/art metals. Click here for the Art Department Website.

Bring your talent for music to Collin College, where our instructors can help you hone your craft as you study in the field of your choice. Like jazz? How about classical? Are you an instrumentalist? Strictly a vocalist? Collin College has a place for you. The Music field of study (FOS) provides approved courses for music majors who intend to transfer to a college or university and further their musical studies. Collin College’s Commercial Music program provides career training in performance, audio engineering, sound reinforcement, electronic music, composition and songwriting. Click here for the Music Department Website.

Your career in graphic design starts in Collin College's Communication Design department, where you will learn traditional graphic design and art direction concepts that can be molded to meet your career needs. You will learn graphic design for print and/or web work, with an emphasis on strong concept development and production techniques, while exploring areas including website development, animation and interactive media. Click here for the Communication Design Department Website.


Fine Arts Accolades

A few of our latest news articles and accolades are below. Click here to read a complete list. 

Andy Bean Headshot

Andy Bean

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...

Olga Vera HeadshotOlga Amelkina-Vera

Music Professor Olga Amelkina-Vera has been named a winner in two categories of The American Prize.

She won first place in the instrumental chamber music (student) division for a composition titled “Submerged Worlds” and third place in the student composer opera/theater/film/dance division for “All that Glitters.”

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Jason Ralph ImageJason Ralph

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...

Akron Watson

Akron Watson

Former Collin College Theatre Sudent Akron Watsonis 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...

Fine Arts Venues

John Anthony Theatre

The John Anthony Theatre is located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in the C-module. Click here for directions.

Black Box Theatre

The Black Box Theatre is located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in the C-module. Click here for directions.

Black Box Theatre

The Dance Studio is located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in room AA-146. Click here for directions.

Black Box Theatre

The Art Gallery is located at 2800 E. Spring Creek Parkway in room A . Click here for directions.