Theatre TCC!


View of TCC's Turner AuditoriumAll Theatre TCC! performances take place in the beautiful Turner Auditorium, part of TCC's Fine & Performing Arts Center.  The auditorium boasts 490 seats with plenty of leg room, great sight lines, and fantastic acoustics.

While attending a Theatre TCC! show, audiences are encouraged to visit the Ralph Hurst Gallery and TCC Fine Arts Gallery before the show, only steps away from the theatre. Invest in the Signature Seat Program and join special Opening Night Receptions. Season subscriptions, lifetime sponsorships, benefit performances and group rates are available, to serve everyone in the community. 

There's no denying the growth of the arts at Tallahassee Community College. Through the ongoing work of the Foundation and generous corporate and private support, Theatre TCC! provides nearly thirty students with annual scholarships that allow them to explore their artistic dreams. The Theatre TCC! pledge is simple: to keep artistic quality high and to make the trip to our campus rewarding!


2020-2021 Season

Due to COVID-19, our 2020-2021 theatre season is subject to change. The health and safety of our students, volunteers, and audience members will always remain our top priority. For updated information about our season shows and audience guidelines, please contact


The New Black Fest’s Hands Up: 7 Playwrights, 7 Testaments
By Idris Goodwin, Nambi E. Kelley, Nathan James, Nathan Yungerberg, Eric Micha Holmes, Nsangou Njikam, and Dennis A. Allen II
Directed by E. Marie Sissle
September 25 & 26 at 8:00 p.m.
September 27 at 2 p.m.
October 2 & 3 at 8 p.m.
October 4 at 2 p.m.
All performances will be live-streamed only

The New Black Fest was founded in 2010 with a mission to develop and support new work among black artists. In light of the police shootings of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and John Crawford III in Beavercreek, Ohio, among others, The NBF commissioned seven emerging black playwrights to write monologues that explore their feelings about the well-being of black people in a culture of institutional profiling. The result is a raw, honest collection of stories that are vital for all of us to focus our spotlight on.

The New Black Fest’s Hands Up contains mature language as well as content about assault which may be triggering to some people. Recommend Age: 18+.

It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Adapted by Joe Landry
Directed by Matthew Watson
Live-Streamed Performances:
Nov. 20 & 21 at 8:00 p.m.
December 4 & 5 at 8:00 p.m.
On-Demand Video: 
November 22 - December 3

Kick off your holiday season with It’s a Wonderful Life, the American classic tale about an angel-in-training who gives a despondent man a look at what the world would be like if he had never been born. This version of the beloved story comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. You won’t want to miss this heartwarming message about friendship and community!

I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
Book and Lyrics Joe DiPietro
Music by Jimmy Roberts
Directed by M. Derek Nieves
Live-Streamed Performances:
April 9 & 10 at 8:00 p.m.
April 16 & 17 at 8:00 p.m.
On-Demand Video: 
April 11-15

Following the joys and tribulations of first dates, first loves, marriages, babies, in-laws, and growing old together, this hilarious and poignant show is the second-longest running Off-Broadway musical of all time, playing over 5,000 performances. Featuring shows including “A Stud and a Babe,” “Single Man Drought,” and “Always a Bridesmaid,” I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, will have audience members shouting, “This is my life!”

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Discover the "ins and outs" of acting and on-stage productions through course work in THEATRE at Tallahassee Community College. Our diverse program offers introductory classes to Theatre as well as advanced training in live theatrical productions.


THE2000 - Theatre Appreciation
THE2090 - Play Production
THE2100 - Introduction to Theatre History
TPA1200 - Introduction to Stagecraft
TPP2110 - Fundamentals of Acting
TPP2111 - Advanced Acting (Spring only)
TPP2120 - Creative Improvisation
TPP2250 - Introduction to Musical Theatre (Fall only)

For more information on theatre courses offered at TCC, please call (850) 201-9882 or email

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Contact Us

Theatre TCC! Faculty and Staff

Eva Nielsen, Director of Theatre
(850) 201-9882

Ken Frederickson, Technical Director
(850) 201-8072

John Schultz, Director of Forensics
(850) 201-8037 ​

Mailing Address:

Theatre TCC!
Communications & Humanities Division
Tallahassee Community College
444 Appleyard Dr.
Tallahassee, FL 32304

For more information about Theatre TCC! productions, group and season tickets, auditions or theatre classes offered at TCC, please contact Eva Nielsen, Director of Theatre, at (850) 201-9882 or For Turner Auditorium rental inquiries, please contact Dustin Frost at (850) 201-8484 or