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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.

Offered This Spring

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We offer three progressive classes in Fashion and Costume Construction at Foothill. Watch our short trailer to learn more.


See Spring Class Schedule


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

Upcoming events at Foothill Theatre

Foothill Music Theatre presents

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March 10th - March 20th

The Mystery of Edwin Drood!

Foothill Theatre Arts presents

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The 8th Annual 48 Hour Play Festival!


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We're Here to Help!

Theatre Arts Department Box Office


Lohman Theatre, Area 8


Main Campus


Division Office Contacts

Valerie Fong, Interim Division Dean
Fine Arts & Communication Division
Information & Forms for Faculty

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