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Theatre

Program Overview

A well-made production, be it live theatre or a skillfully crafted film, is not easy to do. But for some, the foundational skills needed for quality production design and technique is an appealing challenge.

If the arts of theatre and film have always held your interest, why not make a career of it? Our experienced theatre and film school instructors will teach you the world of technical theatre, how to work on professional stage productions and the art of filmmaking. Aside from the experience you’ll gain from theatre and film making, you will develop a portfolio of academic work to showcase throughout your artistic career.

Now’s the time to make it happen. Start your education in theatre today.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Why Phoenix College?

The Phoenix College Theatre and Film program appeals to those who’ve always wanted to attend film school or have a passion for a distinguished theatre program like the one at PC. Courses cover acting, directing, and playwriting to theatre technology and set design. Students also get the opportunity to participate in the Region VIII Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival to gain actual stage experience.

PC offers a Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Technical Theatre as well as an Associate in Arts, Fine Arts (AAFA) with an emphasis in theatre. Graduates go on to work as drama instructors, producers and directors, set and exhibit designers, audio and video technicians, costume attendants, and more.

Next Steps

Discuss your course load with an academic advisor inside the Hannelly Enrollment Center (HC) at our historic, centrally located campus. Future students may contact the program director, Dr. Christina Marín, for more information.