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The Van Cliburn Auditorium, a comfortable and intimate indoor theatre located in the Anne Dean Turk Fine Arts Center, is the primary performance space for the Kilgore College Theatre Department and the Texas Shakespeare Festival. Built in 1966, the VCA contains a flexible proscenium stage and 220 seats, including a padded bench at the back […]

W.L. Dodson Auditorium is a premiere entertainment destination for East Texas located on the Kilgore College campus.  The auditorium seats 1,635 and annually hosts graduation ceremonies and Rangerette Revels.  Many other concerts and theatre productions are held in Dodson each year. The auditorium opened in 1952.

The Broadcast Museum spotlights the people and equipment of broadcasting’s Golden Age, featuring working television and radio studios, a vintage equipment restoration facility, and archives available for research.

Located on the Kilgore College campus, The Rangerette Showcase and Museum features a mechanized display of Rangerette props, a display of costumes from the spring stage show, Rangerette Revels, and thousands of photographs and newspaper clippings depicting the Rangerettes’ storied history.

Journey back to the early 1930s to see how people lived. Refresh your memory to the lyrics of a deep-rooted gospel hymn in the church exhibit. Get a lesson in the history of local schools. This fascinating museum houses the authentic recreation of oil discovery and production from the largest oilfield inside US boudaries.

The Texas Shakespeare Festival is East Texas’ only professional theater company. TSF is a summer repertory company producing two Shakespeare plays, a non-Shakespearean classic, a musical, and a production for children during the summer.

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