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Associate of Arts Degree

The theatre program will have you performing and amidst the scenes immediately - on stage or backstage! This program is student-centered and focuses on non-stop production experiences. As a student, you are encouraged to take on all the responsibilities you can handle in the theatre world. Students can explore the various areas of theatre, whether you enjoy performing, directing or the technical aspects, to build a foundation for future creative work.

Course Credit
OSHA 10-hour Generla Industrial Safety .5
Acting I 3
Intro to Stage Design 3
Theatrical Backgrounds Drama I 3
Theatrical Backgrounds Drama II 3
Professional Practices in Theatre 1
Stagecraft 3
Intro to Stage Lighting 3

Students must choose 8 credits from the courses below:

Course Credits
Scene Painting I 3
Acting II 3
Voice and Diction 1
Intro to Theatrical Costuming 3
Drafting for Design 3
Stage Makeup 3
Auditioning 1
Directing Practicum 1

Students must choose 3 credits from the courses below:

Course Credits
Production Crew I .5
Production Crew II .5
Theatre Practice 1
Rehearsal and Performance 1

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
Arts 3
Humanities 3
Personal Finance Planning 1
Lab Science 4
Mathematics 3
Oral Communications 3
Physical Education 1
Social Science 3
Freshman Seminar 1
Wellness 1


Students must complete 2 credits of Co-Curricular general education courses throughout two of the following different Co-Curricular areas: 

Course Credits
Co-Curricular Cultural Activities 1
Co-Curricular Community Engagement 1
Co-Curricular Professional Experience 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

Drew as hamlet with gravedigger

I was honored to be chosen as Hamlet; it’s a benchmark role when it comes to male leads in theater.

Drew Thornton

Meet our professors

Joey West

Instructor of Theater