Associate in Fine Arts - Theatre | OCTC

Associate in Fine Arts - Theatre


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Raise the curtain on your theatre career. Hone your craft while performing, directing, or working behind the scenes to produce on-campus productions.

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What is Theatre?

Is life high drama or over the top comedy? Are you interested in acting, performing, directing, or turning your computer gaming skills toward technical theatre innovations? OCTC's Theatre Arts Program, an Associate in Fine Arts Degree, and theatrical experiences could be that special niche designed specifically for you, and for the development of your special skills. Students who plan to transfer to college or universities offering Bachelor in Fine Arts Degrees, this degree could be the start of something big. Start here and save big while enjoying smaller class sizes, campus theatre opportunities and more. Our students hone their skills in acting, directing, and design, while completing courses in a variety of performance and production based explorations.

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Associate in Fine Arts Degree and Transfer

  • Associate in Fine Arts in Theatre: 61 credit hours
  • Technical Theatre Certificate: 19 credit hours

Additional Information

For course sequence, see the program card.
For graduation requirements, see the academic plan for AFA - Theatre.

The variety of theatrical experiences can be seen in some productions from the past including: Your Own Thing, Dracula, Antigone, Taming of the Shrew, A Year in the Life of Frog and Toad, Canterbury Tales, and Dinosaur Musical. 

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Fine Arts degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

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Program Contact

Dr. Meredith Skaggs

Program Coordinator