Theatre Simpson Student Handbook

 A great theatre production comes from a group of people working well together. Here at Theatre Simpson every member of the company is important. It takes all of us working together as a team to make each production successful! These policies and procedures are designed to help us work together as a team and also to have fun in the process.

Bill Hit ’16 and Addison Grant ’19 in Knowing Joan

Theatre Simpson Mission Statement


TS Important Contacts 2017
TS 001 Syllabus Fall 2017
TS Company Policies
TS Request to miss mandatory call form
TS BPAC 102 Lab Computer Usage Policy
TS BPAC 102 Plotter Usage Policy
TS Equipment and Space Usage Policy
TS BPAC Building Usage Request Form
TS Financial Procedures and Policies
TS Theatre Office
New! TS Photo Policy
TS Tech Definitions

TS Emergency Procedures
Fire Alert Information

Students are able to check out spaces for rehearsals and class projects at BPAC Room Reservations!

*If you want to use  BPAC Room 102 you don’t need to reserve the space online, but you do need to request for it to be unlocked/  Use the blue forms available outside the main Theatre Office.*

Ana Abraham ’17 and Suzie Dunya ’19 in Marisol

Student Requirements– The documents below specify what is expected of students wanting to either major or minor in Theatre Arts.
Theatre Arts Major Requirements
Theatre Arts Minor Requirements
Theatre Simpson Courses
Theatre Scholarship Responsibilities
TS Student Requirements by Year



Caitlin Featherstone-Priester ’16 and Braeden Ingersoll ’18 in the musical Carousel

Resumes/Headshots– As a person involved in theatre, it is very important that you keep an updated resume and headshot. These documents will help guide you to having a more professional looking resume and headshot for class or for professional interviews.
Resume Helpful Hints
Tech Resume Example 1
Acting Resume Example 1
Tech/Acting Resume Example 2
Tech/Acting Resume Example 3
Cover Letter/Resume Guide
Headshot Thoughts and Examples
Tips for Successful Interviewing
Possible Tech/Design Interview Questions
Audition Tips and Expectations

Designs– At Theatre Simpson, students have the chance to partake in design positions for the seasons. Below is a link to the design positions page with all the information about these opportunities. Also listed below are the applications to sign up for these positions.
Check out specific design opportunities and their job descriptions on the Design Positions Page!
Company Member Application
Design Leadership Application (Word)
Design Leadership Application (Writable PDF)

Extras– Students have the opportunity to partake in extra groups and events in the theatre, in the documents below you will find information on a few of the extra opportunities Theatre Simpson has to offer.
Alpha Psi Omega
Performing Arts Theme House