Theatre AA Degree


The Theatre program at College of the Canyons is designed to provide students with the lower-division major preparation for transfer to a four-year university with a major in Theatre. (20.5-21 units of major preparation, plus Associate Degree requirements)

Upon successful completion, a student will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate performance techniques and proficiency in one or more technical area.
  2. Demonstrate application of performance skills appropriate for lower-division.
  3. Analyze and interpret dramatic literature and performance from a standpoint of a designer, performer, director, playwright or critic.
  4. Demonstrate effective collaboration as a member of a production team in the preparation and realization of a public performance.


Program Requirements:
Units Required: 20.5 - 21

THEATR-110
Understanding Theatre | 3.0 units
OR
THEATR-110H
Understanding Theatre Honors | 3.0 units
THEATR-140
Acting Fundamentals | 3.0 units

Plus one and a half - two units from the following:

THEATR-180A
Rehearsal/Performance (Drama): Ensemble | 1.5 - 4.0 units
THEATR-180B
Rehearsal/Performance (Drama): Supporting Role | 1.5 - 4.0 units
THEATR-180C
Rehearsal/Performance (Drama): Principal | 1.5 - 4.0 units
THEATR-182A
Rehearsal/Performance (Comedy): Ensemble | 1.5 - 4.0 units
THEATR-182B
Rehearsal/Performance (Comedy): Supporting Role | 1.5 - 4.0 units
THEATR-182C
Rehearsal/Performance (Comedy): Principal | 1.5 - 4.0 units
THEATR-184A
Rehearsal/Performance (Musical Theatre): Ensemble | 1.5 - 4.0 units
THEATR-184B
Rehearsal/Performance (Musical Theatre): Supporting Role | 1.5 - 4.0 units
THEATR-184C
Rehearsal/Performance (Musical Theatre):Principal | 1.5 - 4.0 units
THEATR-186A
Technical Theatre I (Beginning) | 1.5 - 4.0 units
THEATR-186B
Technical Theatre II (Intermediate) | 1.5 - 4.0 units

Plus ten units from the following:

THEATR-061
Auditioning for Stage, Film and Television | 2.0 units
THEATR-126
Improvisation | 2.0 units
THEATR-127
Improvisational Performance | 2.0 units
THEATR-141
Scene Performance | 3.0 units
THEATR-144
Acting for the Camera | 3.0 units
THEATR-161
Musical Theatre Techniques | 2.0 units
THEATR-162
Musical Theatre Techniques II | 2.0 units
THEATR-210
Script Analysis | 3.0 units
THEATR-220
Theatre History I | 3.0 units
THEATR-221
Theatre History II | 3.0 units
THEATR-240
Acting Shakespeare | 3.0 units
THEATR-241
Movement of the Performer | 3.0 units
THEATR-242
Voice of the Performer | 3.0 units

Plus three units from the following:

THEATR-120
Stagecraft | 3.0 units
THEATR-130
Fundamentals of Costume Design | 3.0 units



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