Theatre production

Theatre Raider Day  
Oct. 29, 2021 | April 29, 2022

Step into the world of Northwestern theatre. At this special Northwestern College Raider Day, you can interact with theatre faculty, watch Northwestern theatre in action, and audition or interview for a scholarship.

Register to attend

April 29 Schedule of Events

7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28 “The Cherry Orchard” spring play, optional for those who wish to start their visit on Oct. 28  (DeWitt Theatre Arts Center)
8:30 a.m. Welcome, Prayer and Introductions (DeWitt Learning Commons)
9 a.m. Campus Tour with the NWC Student Ambassadors
10:05 a.m. Chapel (Christ Chapel)
10:40 a.m. Theatre Department Welcome/Theology of the Arts (DeWitt Theatre Arts Center)
11 a.m. Lunch/Q&A with Theatre Department Faculty and Staff
12:15 p.m. Backstage Tour (from the box office to the catwalks)
1 p.m. For students: “Theatre Experience” class (DeWitt Theatre Arts Center Classroom)
1 p.m. For parents: Financial Aid Q&A (DeWitt Theatre Arts Center)
2 p.m. Auditions for Theatre Scholarships 
3:30 p.m. Drama Ministries Ensemble Rehearsal (DeWitt Theatre Arts Center)
5 p.m. Dinner with Theatre Students (prospective students only)
7:30 p.m. “The Cherry Orchard” spring play (DeWitt Theatre Arts Center)
10 p.m. Stay overnight with a theatre student (optional)

Theatre Production Scholarship

The Theatre Production Scholarship is a monetary award based on your skill, experience and plans to become actively involved in theatre productions at Northwestern College.  Scholarship details and application


Parents are welcome to attend Theatre Raider Day.

Our mission

The goal of the Northwestern College theatre department is to equip theatre artists for the task of developing their creative gifts for service in the Kingdom of Christ.

Contact info

For more information or questions, contact Jodi Grant, theatre secretary, at or 712-707-7341.