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Dramatic Arts

"Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."  – William Shakespeare


Associate of arts - acting

 Nick Garcia teaching

The Associate in Arts Degree in Acting at Los Medanos College is a 60-unit degree program designed to prepare students to transfer and study Acting and Theater Arts at Universities, Colleges, and Conservatories all over the United States. The Associates Degree in Acting is designed to develop strong academic and artistic foundations in voice, movement, and acting techniques as well as theatrical and film analysis and history. Upon completion of the degree students will be prepared to enter the 4-year academic institution with the knowledge and professionalism to succeed in the specialized degree for Acting, which it offers. Students obtaining a degree must earn a minimum 2.0 GPA for all course work and achieve a minimum Grade of C or higher for all major course work. Please contact an advisor or counselor for advice on course selection.


Required Courses:

Drama 15

Multicultural Perspectives in Theatre

3 Units


Drama 16

Theatre Appreciation

3 Units

Drama 20

Principles of Acting 1

3 Units

Drama 21

Principles of Acting 2

3 Units

Drama 22

Principles of Voice and Dialects

3 Units

Drama 23

Principles of Improvisation and Movement 

3 Units

Drama 52

Directing and Collaboration

3 Units


Total units required for major is 18 Units