Visual & Performing Arts


Welcome to Visual and Performing Arts at NCTC!

Associate of Arts Degree pathways are available to students planning to major in Drama, Music, or Visual Arts at a Texas public university. Visual and Performing Arts classes are mainly taught at the First State Bank Center for Performing Arts on the Gainesville Campus.


Dramatic Performance

Drama

The Drama Department prepares students for careers and degrees in acting, directing, scenic and costume design, and dramaturgy.

More about Drama

Wind Ensemble's Trumpet Players

Music

The Music Department prepares students for degrees and careers in music performance, education, history, theory, and composition. Music features performing ensembles along with an array of music classes integrated into our Field of Study in Music curriculum.

More about Music

Visual Arts Student Drawing

Visual Arts

The Visual Arts Department prepares students for degrees and careers in drawing, painting, design, ceramics, photography, and digital art.

More about Art


DUE TO COVID-19 AND FOR OUR COMMUNITY'S HEALTH AND SAFETY, NO ON-CAMPUS PERFORMANCES ARE SCHEDULED AT THIS TIME.

First State Bank Center for Performing Arts

First State Bank Center for the Performing Arts (FSBCPA) at North Central Texas College, is a landmark structure for both the Gainesville Campus and the local community. But what goes on inside the building that is most exciting for college faculty and staff, both current and prospective students, and local musicians, singers, actors and patrons of the arts.

Learn About the FSBCPA


"Finally, with quality facilities for the teaching of both the performing and visual arts in place, our campus can truly become the cultural center of the community," - Dr. Eddie Hadlock, former NCTC interim president


Contact Us

Xena Barbour
Department Assistant
Gainesville Campus - CPA 2001
(940) 668-3324
xbarbour@nctc.edu

Austin Creswell
Facility Coordinator
Gainesville Campus - CPA 2001
(940) 668-3318
Fax  (940) 668-3317
acreswell@nctc.edu

Thom Talbott
Performing & Visual Arts Department Chair
Gainesville Campus - CPA 2001
(940) 668-3324
ttalbott@nctc.edu