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Area of Study: Arts, Digital Media, and Communications
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Arts, Digital Media, and Communications
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Drama

Explore the profession of performance

Austin Community College’s Drama Program will enhance your resume as an actor or theater technician and prepare you to transfer to a four-year institution as a theater major. The program gives students valuable exposure to the professional world and all aspects of theater. As an ACC student, you have many opportunities to join the cast or crew of highly acclaimed productions, collaborate with professional actors and directors, and discover your niche in the theater.

Skills You Gain

Students learn voice, movement, improvisation, scene work, audition techniques, production work, stagecraft, critical analysis, arts administration, and theater history.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Costume Attendants
23.65 Hourly Wage 45 Currently Employed
Select, fit, and take care of costumes for cast members, and aid entertainers. May assist with multiple costume changes during performances.
45 Costume Attendants are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.89 % over the next four years.
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Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance
25.11 Hourly Wage 33 Currently Employed
Apply makeup to performers to reflect period, setting, and situation of their role.
33 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance are employed. This number is expected to increase by 15.15 % over the next four years.
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Producers
23.17 Hourly Wage 1817 Currently Employed
Plan and coordinate various aspects of radio, television, stage, or motion picture production, such as selecting script, coordinating writing, directing and editing, and arranging financing.
1817 Producers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 9.63 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Maps

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Arts

Drama
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Which award path is right for you?

ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.

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