(Formerly Theatre Arts – Acting)

About Theatre

This program provides instruction and training in the field of Theatre Arts. A comprehensive curriculum in areas of Acting, Voice, Movement, Theatrical Styles. Theatre History, Production and Technical Theatre prepares students for university transfer and future careers. The program seeks to empower students at all levels to hone their performance, technical or critical/analytical skills through active and rigorous engagement in their areas of study. The program makes effort to instill a sense of responsibility in students and a desire for excellence in their craft. The department's curriculum focuses on providing education and experience towards mounting theatrical productions. Performance related classes hone skills enabling the actor to audition and perform with confidence. Technical Theatre classes provide students with knowledge and skills to tackle various aspects of technical theatre. Department productions are student cast and run by student crews.

Program Offered

Associate in Arts Degree

  • Theatre

Degree Requirements


Transfer Options and Opportunities

SMC students have many options and opportunities for transfer. Make your choice and see what you need to qualify.

Completion of major requirements does not satisfy all transfer admission requirements to UC, CSU, California Private, Out of State, or International institutions.

Please note: Not all schools offer this major.​

​For additional information visit the department website.