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Theatre Performance

Explore performance through courses in acting, voice, movement, dance, auditioning, and dramatic literature.

What are the features of Casper’s program?

With the combination of hardworking and kind students, wonderful facilities, creative and challenging classes, exciting productions, and a dedicated professional faculty and staff, we believe that you have all the resources necessary to succeed.

The theatre performance program at Casper College provides academic and experimental training in acting and theatre performance which equals or exceeds what is offered in the first two years at four-year institutions nationwide. You will be prepared to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program after completing your associate degree at Casper College.

A graduate of the Casper College Associate of Arts in Theatre Performance program:

  • demonstrates self-knowledge and self-awareness of strengths, habitual patterns, and areas in need of further development.
  • demonstrates physical and vocal strength and the ability to embody creative choices.
  • develops the ability to convincingly live in imagined circumstances, conveying a sense of emotional truth.
  • is focused, concentrated, engages in active listening, and the has ability to give and take with fellow performers.
  • understands of subtext and the importance of discovering the complexity of each character.
  • has developed auditioning skills.

These goals are achieved through vigorous coursework and performance opportunities.

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“Casper College gave me two years to immerse myself in a theatrical program to see if it was something that I could be doing the rest of my life. And it turned out that it absolutely was.”

— Matthew Dailey, theatre major, ’09

Read more about Matthew and how his education at Casper College has led to a successful career.

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What are the special admission requirements, if any?

There are no pre-reqs for this program.

What courses would I take?

Casper College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST).

For requirements and more information about this program, view its listing in the academic catalog:

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Contact Info

Zachary Vreeman

Academic Chair for Music, Theatre and Dance

Julia Whyde

Dean, School of Fine Arts and Humanities

Tabitha Siemens

Fine Arts and Humanities Academic Assistant