|Division:||Applied and Fine Arts|
|Directory:||Drama faculty and staff|
Possible career opportunities
Most careers related to theater require education beyond the associate degree, however, an understanding and mastery of technical theater skills provides some preparation for work in local community and professional theater. Possible career options include: set designer, model builder, makeup artist, lighting designer, stage manager, scenic artist, set builder, set carpenter, set painter, stage technician, sound technician, prop maker, and lighting operator.
Drama class schedules
The program in drama prepares students for an entry-level career in community and professional theater. Careers may include scene shop technician, property artisan, electrician, costume technician, makeup technician, scenic artist, or stage manager. The program also prepares students who wish to expand their careers to entry-level technical video and film positions, as well as entry into a four-year university or professional school.
While this program of study is not designed as a transfer program, selected courses in the program meet lower division requirements for the bachelor of arts degree at many California State University and University of California campuses. Consult with department faculty and a college counselor for more information.