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New Theatre Arts Program Approved for Fall 2013

The College has received notification from the New York State Education Department of Registration for a new program, Theatre Arts, A.S. (HEGIS code 5610), Brighton Campus, beginning fall 2013.

Students will be served by this proposal by: demonstrating knowledge of basic theatre fundamentals in the areas of performance and technical theatre; understanding performance and technical aspects of theatrical productions by analyzing scripts and design schematics; developing various theatrical skills in the areas of performance or technical theatre.

By completing this program, students will be able to transfer to other area colleges in order to earn a baccalaureate degree in theatre.

Students have two program options such as Performance Majors or Technical Theatre Majors.

Student career choices include: Actor, Costume Designer, Lighting Designer, Stage Manager, Director, Technical Crew, Storyteller, Props Designer/Builder, House Manager, Dramaturg, Theatre Critic, Production Manager.

Charlotte Downing
Curriculum and Program Development