Theatre

The Theatre Program offers experience in all facets of acting, make-up, scenery construction and other technical aspects of theatre. Typically the fall theatre production of the year is scheduled for the middle of October, and the spring production is scheduled for early April.Specialized advising is available for transfer to specific universities.

Lendon Players

The Lendon Players is an organization created for students who are interested in dramatics and the theatre arts. Membership is open to all students.The purpose of the Lendon Players is to foster and develop skills and interests in the field of drama. Club members take part in the production of plays sponsored by the Department of Speech and Theatre.

Courses Offered

  • Acting I 

  • Advanced Acting   

  • Theatre Make up   

  • Movement for the Actor   

  • Drama Production   

  • Oral Interpretation   

  • Theatre Appreciation

Scholarships

Dorothy Brownlee Scholarship

The Dorothy Brownlee Scholarship has been established through the Hinds Community College Foundation by Mrs. Dorothy Morris Brownlee. A graduate of Hinds Agricultural High School and Hinds Junior College Class of 1935, Mrs. Brownlee has always had a passion for theatre. Mrs. Brownlee has also served on the Development Foundation Board of Directors.

To be eligible, a student must be a full-time freshman or sophomore majoring in theatre or speech. The student should also be enrolled full-time on the Raymond Campus and should maintain at least a 2.5 GPA. Scholarship recipients are expected to actively participate in the Theatre program at Hinds.

Interested students should fill out the Hinds Community College Application for Scholarships. Applications are due by March 1 each year.

Bo Byrnes Memorial Scholarship

The Bo Byrnes Memorial Scholarship has been established through the Hinds Community College Foundation by Bo's Aunt, Theresa Moody. Bo Byrnes grew up in Greenville, MS and was 24 years old at the time of his death. He attended Hinds Community College from 1990 to 1992 and was a member of the Lendon Players, performing in several productions and receiving the Maxwell Award for best actor in a supporting role for "Lend Me a Tenor" in 1993. Bo discovered his love for acting and the stage during his senior year of high school and the Lendon Players gave him the opportunity to explore his talent and comedic spirit during his years at Hinds. This scholarship is in his memory and is to be awarded to a student possessing the same love of the stage and the Lendon Players.

To be eligible, a student must be a sophomore and an active member of the Lendon Players. The student should also be enrolled full-time on the Raymond Campus with at least a 2.5 GPA.

Interested students should fill out the Hinds Community College Application for Scholarships. Applications are due by March 1 each year.