Theater & Entertainment Technology – Acting Specialization
Associate in Science
This program prepares aspiring professionals in fine arts disciplines to graduate as specialists in their chosen field. Instruction in Acting will focus on the specific aspects of theatre performance related to Acting, Improvisation and Auditioning. Students will work one on one with expert faculty in our state-of-the-art performance spaces to develop their skills. Students are encouraged to learn and experience all aspects of stage performance and technical production which is necessary to give them well-rounded familiarity in their discipline.
The A.S. degree in Theatre & Entertainment Technology is an open admission program, although auditions may be required to participate in certain performances. Students can be admitted in all terms, although beginning in the Summer or Fall is recommended.
- 1 of 5 Theater Entertainment Technology Specialties
- Auditions may be required
Employment of actors is projected to grow 12 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations. Job growth in the motion picture industry will stem from continued strong demand for new movies and television shows. The median hourly wage for actors was $18.70 in May 2016.