Dance Program at Red Rocks Community College

Colorado's most in-depth, comprehensive two-year theatre training program.

Our Mission

The mission of RRCC's Theatre Arts and Dance Department is to provide effective, affordable, practical, and foundational training in theatre arts and dance within the responsive environment of a community college. It is an exciting, practical, and affordable place to study and experience theatre arts and dance in the Denver-Metro area: Red Rocks Community College in Lakewood, Colorado. Discover how we may assist you in exploring your potential through the performing arts.

  • We offer in-depth, detailed, hands-on training in nearly all aspects of theatre arts and dance.
  • Our classes are taught by recognized professionals who incorporate traditional/classic and contemporary instructional methodologies to provide a solid educational foundation for our students.
  • In the past 25 years, alumni have gone on to successful careers in theatre, both on stage and behind-the-scenes. Many continued their education at four-year institutions on theatre scholarships while others applied what they learned with us in a myriad of fields throughout business and industry.

Associate of Arts, emphasis in Dance

The completion of the following courses is appropriate for those who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a major in Dance.

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  • Associate of Arts with emphasis in Dance.

Career Paths / Options in Dance

  • Acting Coach
  • Actor
  • Broadcaster
  • Casting Director
  • Choreographer
  • Critic
  • Dance Instructor
  • Dancer

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Guaranteed Transfer

Red Rocks Community College is proud to have transfer agreements with some of the best colleges and universities in the state of Colorado. Your AA or AS Degree will transfer to all Colorado public 4-year colleges and universities if you complete your AA or AS degree with a C or better - and the remaining 60 credit hours in a school or arts and sciences at the four-year public institution of your choice. Take a look at our transfer guide.

Tuition Savings

Starting at RRCC makes cents! At about half the cost of a four year university  you will complete all of your general education requirements for the bachelor’s and can take electives geared toward a specific major. By the time you finish your four-year degree you will save a significant amount of money versus attending the first at RRCC and transferring. See current tuition rates and savings here.

Quality Faculty and Small Class Size

At RRCC, we have qualified and accessible faculty with real-world experience, whose primary responsibility is teaching. Our faculty care about our students' success, and with an average class sizes of less than 20 students, you will never be lost in a crowd at RRCC!

Scheduling Options

We offer many scheduling options to fit your busy life so you can complete courses on a more flexible time frame.

Why Choose RRCC?

Deciding where to start your college education is a big decision. Whether you are earning a degree, brushing up on career skills, or seeking life-long learning, you will enjoy an environment of inspiration and support. It is our goal to create an experience that will enrich your life educationally, professionally, and personally to help you succeed!