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Associate of Arts Degree

Seize the opportunity to act, write, direct and work behind scenes in all length productions. Exercise creative skills in an encouraging, artistic environment. Study techniques to refine the intricate craft of acting and other creative areas. Explore acting, directing, writing and technical theatre. Receive the individual attention required to grow within the complex art and build a foundation for future creative works.

Focus on artistic development and enhance collaboration, confidence and self-discipline. Develop communication, problem-solving and leadership skills that are applicable on and off stage. This dynamic two-year degree is valuable to a variety of career opportunities both within and outside of the theatre realm.

Production Crew I 0.5
Beginning Acting 3
Voice for the Actor 2
Theatrical Backgrounds Drama I 3
Theatrical Backgrounds Drama II 3
Beginning Playwriting 3
Production Crew II 0.5
Rehearsal and Performance 1
Rehearsal and Performance 1
Rehearsal and Performance 1
Advanced Acting 3
Stagecraft 3
Theatre Seminar 3
Directing Practicum 1
Intro to Stage Combat 2

Students must choose 2 credits from the courses below:

Music Private Lessons 1-2
Music Individual Lessons 1-2
Collegiate Chorale 1

A student must take an additional 5 general elective credits in consultation with their advisor.

Students must complete general education requirements that will provide students a general knowledge to help them complete a degree at CWC.

Writing Level I 3
Writing Level II 3
American & Wyoming Government 3
Lab Science 4
Mathematics 3
Oral Communications 3
Social Science 3
University Studies 1


Total Credit Hours: 60

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