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Spring Quarter 2022

The Underpants

By Steve Martin, Adapted from Carl Sternheim

June 11 & 12 at 7:30PM

When Louise accidentally exposes her underpants in public while waving to the King, her husband Theo is frantic that her faux pas will cost him his job and reputation.  But suddenly the room they’ve been trying to rent out has plenty of takers who vie for Louise's attention right under her husband's nose. Gleefully adapted by comedian Steve Martin from Carl Sternheim’s 1910 German farce, Die Hose, this bawdy comedy of manners reveals gender politics that are still relevant after more than 100 years.​

About the Drama Program

Drama at Lower Columbia College offers courses designed to provide students with an understanding of the theatre and an appreciation of theatre, acting, technical theatre, and production experience through performance. Students develop the ability to express themselves in many ways: acting on stage, seminar discussion, play analysis, review writing, script interpretation, kinesthetic expression, and technical proficiency in set, costume, and light design.

One play is presented each quarter during the academic year. Participation is open to all students, college employees and members of the local community.

Students interested in acting can complete an associate degree or begin studies to transfer to a baccalaureate program. Drama courses can also be an important supplement for those who plan to major in the humanities or social sciences.

Terry Reiniger Drama Award

2022-23 Scholarship Auditions

March 15th, 2022,  4:00 - 6:00 PM or April 13th, 2022,  4:00- 6:00 PM

Held in the Center Stage Theatre, RCA 131

Those interested in applying for an acting scholarship prepare a one-minute monologue and resume; those interested in technical theatre prepare a resume of production experience. 

Contact Betsy Richard to set up an audition/interview at or (360) 442-2682.

Act One Drama Club

If you don't think you are ready for auditions or feel like it is too big of a time commitment, think about becoming involved in our Act One Drama Club that produces our performances.Act One includes everyone involved in drama at the college. Members are actively involved in producing a Center Stage Theater production each quarter.



Tickets available online and at Rose Center Box Office one hour prior to performance.

$10 - General Audience
Free - LCC Students, Staff and Faculty


Contact the Drama Department

 Betsy Richard, Drama Instructor

  (360) 442-2682

 Robert Cochran, Building Manager/Technician

  (360) 442-2277


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