The Theater Arts Department provides a comprehensive program of theater/ film analysis and theory, acting, design and theater technology, and film/video production. Its primary goal is to develop student creativity and skills, supported by sound background in analysis, literature, and aesthetics. In an environment that encourages self-expression, each student has opportunities to participate in various Theater Arts specialties: film/theater analysis, film/video production, acting, costume/makeup, and stage technology. Students have the opportunity to perform regularly in the college’s two performance facilities. Students are prepared to transfer to four-year institutions and conservatories or to pursue career options, described below.
Degrees and Certificates
|Degree or Certificate Program||Award Type||Requirements|
|Theatre Arts: Acting||Associate in Arts Degree||60 units|
|Musical Theater: Theater Focus||Certificate of Achievement||44 units|
|Film, Television, and Electronic Media||Associate in Science Degree for Transfer||60 units|
|Film Studies||Associate in Arts Degree||60 units|
|Theater Arts: Stage Technology||Certificate of Achievement||16 units|
|Theater Arts||Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer||60 units|
THEATER ARTS: Transfer: For transfer information see assist.org and/or consult with a counselor.
- William Clay
- Laura Lowry
- Television Studio
- Courses offered in online format
- Hands-on performance experience with state-of-the-art equipment
- Learning opportunities with professional artists