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Theatre Arts

About Our Programs

The Theatre Arts department is an important center for theatre training encompassing acting, performance, literature, design and technical studies.

Branches of the department include theatre technology, actor training and the general studies program for both majors and non-majors.

The Theatre Arts department operates a theatre program for both non-theatre major and theatre majors, consisting of theatre appreciation, multi-cultural theatre studies, studio-acting classes, production related classes, musical theatre, technical theatre studies, industry preparation and electives in theatre specialization.


What you can do with a degree in Theatre Arts

  • Actor/actress
  • Director
  • Producer
  • Teacher
  • Stage manager
  • Casting director

Degree & Program Types

Check out this list for a quick view of our theatre arts programs. For program requirements and full course listings, view degrees and certificates information.

Associate in Arts Degree

Associate Degree for Transfer

Certificate of Achievement

Career Certificate


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Foothill Music Theatre Presents

9 to 5 The Musical  Music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. Book by Patricia Resnick

March 1-18, 2018

9 to 5 The Musical is based on the 1980 movie of the same name, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton. It features a book by Patricia Resnick, based on the screenplay by Resnick and Colin Higgins.

Milissa Carey, Director

Dolores Duran-Cefalu, Music Director

In the Lohman Theatre

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Theatre Arts Department


Building 1700, Main Campus

Division Office Contacts

Office: Building 1700
Simon Pennington, Division Dean
Phone: 650.949.7156
Stephanie Nunes
Division Administrative Assistant
Phone: 650.949.7262
Christy Moore, Fine Arts Facility Rental Office
Phone: 650.949.7011
Fine Arts & Communication Division
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