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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.

Course Credit
Production Crew I .5
Acting I 3
Voice for the Actor 2
Theatrical Backgrounds Drama I 3
Theatrical Backgrounds Drama II 3
Beginning Playwriting 3
Production Crew II .5
Rehearsal & Performance 1
Acting II 3
Stagecraft 3
Theatre Seminar 3
Directing Practicum 1
Intro to Stage Combat 2

Students must choose 8 credits from the courses below:

Course Credits
Private Lessons 1-2
Individual Lessons 1-2
Collegiate Chorale 1

Student must take and 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.

Course Credits
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


Courtney Olson Talks Theatre

I've always loved to sing and when I started acting I enjoyed doing both. I would love to sing and act profesionally. ”

Courtney Olsen

Meet our professors

Joey West

Instructor of Theater