Theatre Arts


Theatre Arts Program EAC

EAC’s associate degree offers dynamic learning opportunities in acting, stagecraft, scene design, stage make-up, costume design, play analysis, and more. From your first semester, you’ll take part in our outstanding curricular programming and dynamic seasons of high-quality shows.  We employ an integrated, comprehensive approach to our craft which focuses on learning, research, practice, and application through the study of stagecraft, performance, design, dramatic literature, and the historical, literary, and cultural roots of the theatre arts. Many of our graduates continue to a four-year bachelor’s program, while others enter the professional theatre industry upon graduation.

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Easy Transfer Options

EAC’s Associate of Arts in Theatre Arts meets the requirements for the first two years of a four-year bachelor’s program at Arizona’s public, and many other, universities. You can transfer with junior status after building a strong academic foundation in small classes offered at an extremely affordable tuition cost. You are encouraged to work closely with an academic adviser and consult the official transfer guide to ensure you are on the correct course to maximize course transferability. 

Theatre Arts Career Paths
Stage Manager
Set Designer
Costume Designer
Theatre Management
Prop Manager
Lighting Technician
Sound Technician
Makeup Artist
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Program Details
Average Program Length
Average Program Cost
Theatre Arts Associate of Arts (AA)
Preparation for transfer to a bachelor’s program.
4 full-time semesters
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Program Contact


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Scott Dahl
Associate Professor of Theatre Design and Production
(928) 428-8487



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Jeff Skiba
Associate Professor of Theatre
(928) 428-8460