Theater Arts - A.A. Degree

Turn your passion for acting into a career!

Our dedicated team of staff and faculty will help you from your application to graduation. Sussex provides a solid framework on which to build your college education for a successful future.

Program Information

This option prepares students for transfer to a four-year college with a major in Theater and Educational Theater. This option serves as a basis for careers in television, motion pictures, stage and commercial or educational dramatic endeavors. Students are given the opportunity to contribute to and work on SCCC productions and workshops. In addition, the students are given the opportunity to attend professional productions off campus.

The objectives of this program are to:

  • Stage a scene or monologue.
  • Develop and perform on stage a character from a script or from improvisation.
  • Work as part of an ensemble to perform in and/or to do the technical preparations to produce a play.
  • Identify critical aspects of dramatic literature and theater history.
  • Examine and critique theatre performances.

Thank you for choosing Sussex County Community College as the place to begin your education. We pride ourselves on giving you the individualized attention you need to be successful.

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