Theatre Arts and Dance Degrees & Certificates


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  • Associate of Arts - Theatre (Designated Degree)
  • Theatre Technology AAS Degree

Associate of Arts: Theatre

In collaboration with Colorado 4-year schools, Colorado has developed a statewide guaranteed transfer program called "gtPathways" to create seamless transfer. Click here for a list of courses that are guaranteed transfer to any Colorado public college or university.

This Theatre AA Designated Degree will transfer seamlessly to Colorado public colleges or universities.


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  • Choreography
  • Costume Basics
  • Advanced Costuming
  • Stagehand Basics
  • Stagehand Applications
  • Stage Makeup
  • Musical Theatre Performance
  • Writing for Stage and Screen

Career Paths / Options in Theatre Arts

  • Producing
  • Management
  • Agents
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising and Development
  • Coordination of Volunteers
  • Administration of Arts Programs
  • Box Office Sales
  • Scriptwriting
  • Playwriting
  • Screenwriting
  • Journalism
  • Publicity (Press Agents)
  • Research
  • Lighting Design
  • Sound Design
  • Costume Design
  • Camera Operation
  • Hair/Make-up
  • Special Effects
  • Wardrobe
  • Prop Management
  • Broadcast Technology
  • Riggers
  • Electricians
  • Set Design/Construction
  • Property Design
  • Direction
  • Technical Direction
  • Casting
  • Stage Management
  • Support Staff

A degree in Theatre Arts opens the door to:
Entry-level professional theatre employment in performance and as entertainment industry technicians; performance and technical support in film and television production; costume design and construction; set construction; lighting and set design and implementation.  It also assists in developing students for careers in interior design, fashion, and creative writing.


About Red Rocks Community College: We are a two-year college with two beautiful campuses located in Lakewood and Arvada. With the help of our supportive learning community of faculty and staff, we offer flexible online, weekend, self-paced, accelerated and traditional classes that transfer easily to any four-year college in Colorado. RRCC is a community college that provides degrees and certificates for new or returning students, and concurrent enrollment for high school students since 1969.