Rochester Christian University

RCU Theatre & Music

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Schedule an audition to join RCU Theatre and qualify for potential scholarships.

Season Overview

RCU Theatre puts on multiple wonderful productions each school year. View the entire 2023-2024 RCU Theatre season.


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Our Mission

The Rochester Christian University Theatre and Music department is a student-focused artistic community that seeks to engage, inspire, and impact our world by the stories we tell through performance. Our hands-on education develops artists who uncover truth and beauty, examine the human condition, celebrate our diverse society, and develop marketable skills such as communication, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving.

Find your community. Uncover your purpose. Start your EPIC story.


The department of Theatre and Music at RCU develops the whole person, promotes empathy, instills appreciation of beauty and diversity, encourages examination of self and the world, and stresses the importance of human interaction through artistic expression. The department uses stories to engage, inspire, and impact our rapidly changing world. Faculty and staff serve as mentors to students as they seek to discover their purpose.


Students may pursue the following programs at Rochester Christian University:

Personal Attention

Students will discover their calling in the arts by working closely with professors who will invest in developing their talents, skills, knowledge, and experiences.

Production Opportunity

Students will participate in department productions or ensembles every semester, gaining hands-on experience in their craft.

Professional Mentorship

Students will work alongside professional artists in production, ensembles, and the classroom.

London trip

The RCU Theatre & Music Department leads an annual summer trip to London to see professional theater productions, visit historic landmarks, and explore the city.

Uncovered Theatre

Rochester Christian University is one of the few institutions of higher learning in the country to own and operate a professional theatre company in which students participate in all aspects of theatre while working toward their bachelor’s degree.

Shakespeare Upon Avon

Every summer the Rochester Christian University Theatre Company partners with UnCovered Theatre Company to produce the award-winning Shakespeare festival: Shakespeare Upon Avon.

Social Engagement

Theatre for Social Engagement educates our audiences about how the stories we share on stage intersect with the world around us.


With three performance spaces, RCU offers a variety of opportunities for performers to take the stage!

Box Office FAQ

Frequently asked questions regarding RCU productions.

Diversity & Inclusion

You are welcome at Rochester Christian University – come just as you are! We believe your unique story can enrich our shared life here. Your experiences, your background, your ideas–the things that make you who you are–matter to us. Together, we can tell a beautiful story, a story of diversity and inclusion. We need your help to create a trustworthy environment where everyone can flourish, a place where every story matters.