Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2022-2023 SLCC General Catalog

Theatre Performance: CP (CTE)


Certificate of Proficiency | 16 credits

Program Website
Academic and Career Advising

Program Description
The Theatre Performance Certificate program provides students with training required to audition for and perform in theatrical productions. It includes training in Voice, Movement, Acting, Production performance opportunities, and Makeup design which will prepare students to compete in the professional theatre world.

The Theatre Department faculty supports high standards in theatre education, enriched with film collaboration; they encourage and mentor individual students to attain their highest potential. 

Career Opportunities
Work in this profession is emotionally and physically demanding and involves constant auditioning, self-care, and networking. Students may obtain employment and/or internships with theatres in the local communities and nation-wide as performers. Performers may seek representation by talent agencies in order to work in the film and television industry, or audition without representation. Many actors do not hold regular jobs in the field, but work as contract entrepreneurs.

Transfer/Articulation Information
Work in this profession is emotionally and physically demanding and involves constant auditioning, self-care, and networking. Students may obtain employment and/or internships with theatres in the local communities and nation-wide as performers. Performers may seek representation by talent agencies in order to work in the film and television industry, or audition without representation. Many actors do not hold regular jobs in the field, but work as contract entrepreneurs.

Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx
Supplies: $100

Note: Fees vary based upon specific registration and are subject to changes.

Note: This certificate of proficiency is not financial aid eligible. However, courses within the certificate may be eligible if taken as part of a financial aid eligible program, including the Theatre A.S. degree.

Program Entry Requirements
There are no requirements to enter the program itself, but there is a required audition to take THEA 1190 . Students should contact Zac Curtis: Zachary.curtis@slcc.edu for audition information.

Program Requirements


Time to Completion & Graduation Map


Program Learning Outcomes


Program learning outcome alignment with Student Learning Outcomes  in brackets.

  • Acquire entry-level professional skills in Stagecraft, Lighting, Sound, and Theatrical Design to apply to technical work on live performance. [1,2,4,5,8,9]
  • Apply theory and skills related to production of artistic works for stage, film, and other media. [1,4,5,7,8,9]
  • Demonstrate ability to critically analyze the production values for stage, film, and other media, with appropriate expression, accuracy, and artistic value. [1,2,4,5,7]
  • Demonstrate competency in, and understanding of, the skills involved in creative artistic works for stage, film, and other media. [1,3,4,5,6,7]