Community College of Rhode Island

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Contact Information

Bert Silverberg
Production Manager
Tel: 401-825-2356

Theodore Clement
Assoc. Professor
Program Coordinator
Tel: 401-825-2351

Luke Sutherland
Asst. Professor
Scenic Designer
Tel: 401-825-2198

William Jones
Asst. Professor
Tel: 401-825-2198

Justin Carroll
Technical Director
Tel: 401-825-2198


Welcome To CCRI Theatre

CCRI’s Theatre Program offers students the opportunity to explore the theatrical arts academically, professionally, and in performance. [Read More]

What's New


Actress to offer insider’s view of Hollywood, Broadway    

Broadway Actress

The Community College of Rhode Island Players invite all to get a look inside the world of stage and screen at "Hollywood vs. Broadway: An Insider's View Featuring Tracee Chimo" at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Liston Campus. [read more]

Performing Arts Department plans
year of entertainment

50th Anniversary

In addition to the usual productions and recitals, though, this year holds added significance for the department as it prepares to celebrate the rededication of the Bobby Hackett Theater as part of the college's 50th anniversary. [Read more]

NatalieNatalie Weiss to give master class, concert - Singer and teaching artist Natalie Weiss, who first reached acclaim via her now-international YouTube following and on “American Idol” and who now works on Broadway and national tours, will give a master class and special concert at the Community College of Rhode Island this month. [Read More]

Cast of The ReceptionistThe Receptionist selected to appear at KCACTF Regional Festival - The CCRI Players’ production of “The Receptionist,” an office comedy with a dark side and a timely message, is in the running for national honors. They will perform in Hyannis, Mass. In the black box theatre of Cape Cod Community College, on Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, 2013 at 1:00 pm. [Read More]

Tony EstrellaLocal Theater Veterans To Visit CCRI - Tony Estrella, artistic director of the Gamm Theatre, and Fred Sullivan Jr., resident actor/ director with Trinity Repertory Company and a resident director at the Gamm Theatre, will visit the Community College of Rhode Island at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 22. [Read More]

Adam BockAward Winning Playwright Visits CCRI - Adam Bock, writer of “The Receptionist” and other acclaimed off-Broadway plays including “A Small Fire” and “The Drunken City”, visited earlier this month to meet with the CCRI students who were performing his play. He conducted a writing workshop and Q&A session about drama in America. [Read More]

Mary-Beth ManningGuest Artist Performs One Woman Show - Mary-Beth Manning presents her acclaimed solo show "Mother", examining her relationship with her Irish-Catholic mother, at the Liston Campus in Providence. The play is the story of one daughter’s journey to find herself, even with her mother’s apron strings tethered around her neck. [Read more]

Artistic Director Of Trinity Rep Speaks At CCRI - Trinity Rep Artistic Director Curt Columbus and Trinity Actor Angela Brazil meet with CCRI Theatre students. [Read More]

Erin ArcherCCRI Student Wins Prestigious Acting Scholarship - Erin Archer recently became the first CCRI student to win the Irene Ryan Acting Audition Scholarship at the Region One American College Theatre Festival. Archer and fellow CCRI drama student Adam Florio, edged out competitors from about 250 colleges. [Read More]

CCRI Professor Wins Motif Theatre Award - The CCRI Performing Arts Department is proud to announce that Luke Sutherland, CCRI professor of Theatre Design and Technology, received the 2011 Motif Award For Best College Scenic Design. [Read More]

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Last Updated: 2/18/15