Apr 17, 2024  
2023-2024 CNM Catalog, Volume 55 
2023-2024 CNM Catalog, Volume 55

Theatre, Associate of Arts

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School of Skilled Trades & Arts (STA)

The Theatre program teaches acting for the stage and camera, technical theatre, costuming, screenwriting, voice and movement, production practicums, and ensemble improvisation. Earn an Associate of Arts and pursue work as an theatre artist, theatre educator, and more.

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Educational Option Information

  • This educational option is an: Associate of Arts Degree
  • This educational option can be completed: Part-Time
  • This educational option is designed for: participation and work in theatre production and performance.
  • This educational option can be started: Anytime
  • Primary course location: Main Campus, Montoya

Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

Educational Opportunities

Students who graduate with an AA in theatre at CNM can move on to four-year programs at any University in New Mexico or elsewhere.

Many of the courses in this program are transferable and some may be applied to four-year degree programs at other institutions. CNM currently has transfer agreements with many colleges and universities in New Mexico and elsewhere.

Career Opportunities

Acting, Lighting Design, Scenic Design, Costume Design, Fashion, Playwriting ,Screenwriting, Theatre Arts Management, Theatre History, Theatre Criticism, Theatrical Production, Musical Theatre, Voice Acting, Podcasting.

Program Requirements


Minimum Credit Hours Required to Complete Degree: 60

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