Associate in Arts (Technical - Design/Stage Management)
Transfer Degree

Shine in Live Theatre Production

Explore the creative evolution of theatrics

You’ve been involved in the theatre since you dressed your stuffed animals, set the lights and staged a live production in your living room. With an introduction to design concepts, character analysis and costume design, the A.A. in Technical Theatre gives you the foundation to make this pastime a career.

Your transfer degree explores the multifaceted world of theatre through hands-on play production and classroom lectures from trained professors. Take the imagination you had as a child to the CLC stage. Study today to work in professional or community theatre groups in the future.

State-of-the-art facilities

Take your talent to the stage at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts (JLC) located on campus. The JLC features three modern performance spaces poised to showcase professional touring events and concerts, as well as our student music, dance and theatre performances and productions.


  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

Career Outlook

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Recommended Pathway

Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. View degree requirements in the college catalog.

Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.

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Theatre at CLC: Get the bigger picture

This transfer degree is just one possible way to study Theatre. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

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*Cost includes tuition and other fees, including books and materials before financial aid is applied, such as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

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