Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content

The Repertory

​​​ 
 

 

The OCC Theatre Department Proudly Presents:

The OCC Repertory Theatre Company  (THE REP!)

 

 

Starting in 1985, theatre professors Bill Purkiss, Alex Golson and Rick Golson and the OCC theatre department created a revolutionary new class providing students with a theatre company of their own. Since then the very busy student members of The Rep (THEA A131-134) and of the Directing Class (THEA A181-182) have created a full season of plays, incl​​​uding many critically-acclaimed original works every year.

Today our Rep students direct, act, write, design and do all the many tasks required to create a full season of theatre productions under the faculty supervision of Tom Bruno and Cynthia Corley. 

Many Rep alumni have gone on to found their own theatre companies, to become published playwrights, or to run or work at established theatre companies and in film and television. We believe the hands-on training a dedicated Rep member receives in their time with us is a vitally important part of a comprehensive theatre training program.

Please scroll down to the bottom of this page to see some photos of past Rep shows!


 

2021-2022 Repertory Productions



117341437_10214632348997368_567287254033927771_o.jpg


                                        The OCC Rep blog



Please follow us on social media for all the latest OCC Theatre Department news and updates.

OCC Theatre on Facebook

OCC Theatre on Instagram 




*For photos of past Rep productions, please scroll down, or visit our Facebook and Instagram pages!

OUR 2021-2022 SEASON

Please follow us on social media to confirm all performance times and modes. 


Safety regulations may cause changes in our scheduling.

Performances may be postponed or cancelled, or may be switched to livestreaming or to a pre-rcorded upload on our blog. 

​​
THEATRE NOUVEAU

THEATRE NOUVEAU 2021

It’s like a tasting menu for theatre! A variety of short dramatic and comic scenes will feature the talents of our newest members of the Rep along with our returning Rep members. Both modern and classical works provide something for everyone.      


September 18 and 19 at 7:30pm

Tickets are free.   Donations are gratefully accepted

Mature Audiences​


 

​ 

 

HALLOWEEN TALES OF TERROR


​​​                  

   

October 29 and 30 at 7:30pm

Free            Donations gratefully accepted 

Recommended for mature audiences

 

 


_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
 A Winter Holiday Celebration

The Rep's biggest show of the season. A celebration for the whole family!   

Written and Produced by the Rep and Directed by Tom Bruno

 

December 4 and 11 at 2:30pm and 7:00pm 

December 5 and 12 at 2:30pm

 


 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________


Plays Made in a Day!

                                                                                square PMIAD.jpg

Are we nuts? Could be! Under the (brave or foolhardy-we haven't decided yet) direction of Sean "Wild Card" Engard the talented members of The Rep will write, direct and stage 5 short plays in just 24 hours. Come see what happens, and please bring us coffee!  

  February 12 and 13   at 7:30pm

Drama Lab Studio 

Tickets are Free     Donations are gratefully accepted

     Mature Audiences


 
 
 


Amped Up Shakespeare!


______________________________

April 8 and 9,  16 and 17 at 7:30  Drama Lab Studio  (Free)

              An OCC Student Repertory play production directed by Tom Bruno

                  Shakespeare on rocket fuel! Join the Rep as we present one of the bard's most beloved comedies in a fast and farcical evening of fun!

________________________________

1act-bug.PNG

 

 

One Act Play Festival 2022

 

This eclectic festival is an annual tradition. As the culmination of our year, the Rep presents a wide variety of both published plays and original works by Rep playwrights who have been working hard all year on their scripts.

Special thanks to Sean Engard for his guidance and expertise leading our REP student playwriting workshop all year!

 

                            Friday - Sunday, May 20, 21 and 22 at 7:30pm

                                                                     Drama Lab Studio

Free-- Donations gratefully accepted

                                                                      Mature Audiences
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
 

 For a listing of our Faculty-Directed productions, please click on ​

Faculty Directed Productions​

________________________________________________________________________________

REP PHOTOS!



The Rep's online performance of "A Midzoomer Night's Dream" in Spring 2021



81062217_2839315562785482_1862877841994022912_n.jpg

Our 2019 Holiday Melodrama: Christmas at the Lodge of the Slender Pine

Written by David Scaglione, Directed by Rick Golson



Bella and the Bashful Beast of Bedford.jpg

Holiday Melodrama: Bella and the Bashful Beast of Bedford



Joey Shapiro TMLMTBGB 2020.jpg

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind      Spring 2020



60815741_10211794126563581_2333340940325879808_n (1).jpg

Tech time in the Drama Lab Studio Theatre



FB_IMG_1540188063624.jpg

Something Wicked      October 2018



Earnest 2010three.jpg

The Importance of Being Earnest     April 2010


Rep Meeting Fall 2011.jpg

Rep Class Meeting 2011   Rep student Artistic Director Joon Hur leads the meeting.


Take Five Feb 2019.jpg

Take Five    Spring 2019


33720247_10216176202468722_1259487773593698304_n.jpg

Professors Rick Golson and Cynthia Corley hard at work...


27973685_154465085251513_2258621785727084659_n.jpg

Theatre Nouveau 2018     Scene from "Henry V"

22089156_10208448714490370_3912294553700410702_n.jpg

Painting the stage for Something Wicked 2017  

Student Artistic Director Emerald Nguyen and director Jill Johnson

One Acts 2018.jpg

2018 One Acts cast and crew

Rep reunion.jpg

30 year Rep Reunion!

IMG_0156.JPG

Holiday Melodrama 2004
Xmas 2011peppermint prince.jpg

 

 Holday Melodrama 2011

All in the Timing WordsWordsWords 2014.jpg

All in the Timing 2014


14570344_10206045518611975_1759844006644474146_n.jpg

Holday Melodrama--"One of Santa's Reindeer is Missing!"

Monster Brigade to the Rescue 2014.jpg

 

 Holiday Melodrama 2015. Awesome moster costumes by student costume designer Sara Egger.