Department of Theatre Arts


The Theatre Arts Department serves as an educational base, a vocational training ground and an artistic resource for the community. By combining production excellence with academic achievement, the Department fulfills its role as a leader in the performing arts in Orange County. Acting, directing, production, design and dramatic literature are all important facets of the Theatre Arts program. Technical theatre and theatre technology courses prepare students for the entertainment industry workforce with practical and theoretical experience. Each year the Department presents a diverse production season which combines high artistic standards with public appeal, and which challenges and expands the talents of students both on stage and behind the scenes.

Theatre Degrees and Certificates

Theatre Arts Performance and Acting Associate in Arts

Theatre Arts Technical Theatre Associate in Art

Theatre Arts Associate in Arts for Transfer

Theatre Arts Entertainment and Theatre Technology Certificate of Achievement

Scenic Art and Painting Occupational Skills Award


students in a play

student acting in a play