Theatre Arts

 

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Program Overview

The Theatre Arts emphasis, offered at the Scottsbluff Campus, is designed to provide performance opportunities in addition to first and second year courses for the student seeking an Associate of Arts degree with an emphasis in Theatre Arts.

Successful completion of the suggested curriculum will meet lower division requirements of four-year institutions offering a baccalaureate degree in Theatre Arts. The student will have performance and academic opportunities that lead to a basic knowledge of the theatre, its history, and its place in contemporary society.

WNCC Productions

Several dramatic productions are presented each year. All students are invited to participate both on-stage and behind the scenes. Participation in all-college plays can result in one academic credit or may be enjoyed as a noncredit activity.

WNCC Theatre Club 

The Theatre Club provides students the opportunity to cultivate, inspire creativity and obtain experience in artistic expression through theatrical activities.

Degrees & Certificates

Associate of Arts in Theatre Arts

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that in 2012, the median pay for Actors was $20.26 per hour with a projected job growth of 4%. For Producers and Directors holding at least a bachelor’s degree, the median pay was $71,350 per year, and jobs. for the decade 2012- 2022 are projected to grow by 3%. (bls.gov/ooh/entertainment-and-sports/actors.htm)

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