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Theater Arts​

Theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage. The Theater Arts program at Norco College introduces students to a combines a range of theatrical styles and forms with basic principles and techniques.​

Career Options

Career options​ for students with a major in theater arts include: acting director, actor, art director, broadcasting presenter, choreographer, copywriter, costume designer, dancer, lighting technician, movie director, music producer, playwright, screenwriter, stage manager, and theater director.​

Academic Programs in Theater

The academic maps below will give you an idea of the classes you need to take. However, please meet with a counselor to personalize your education plan.

​School Trailhead for Arts & Humanities
Suggested Initial Coursework​​
​​Associate of Arts (AA) Degree - Area of Emphasis (AOE)
in Fine &​ Applied Arts - CSU Pathway


Additional Resources

​​​​​Riverside Community College District General Education (RCCD GE) Requirements (PLAN A)​​​​
​​​California State University General Education (CSU GE) Requirements (PLAN B)
For students who would like to transfer to a campus in the California State University (CSU) system
​​​​​​Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) Requirements (PLAN C)
For students who would like to transfer to a campus in either the California State University (CSU) or University of California (UC) system

Contact Information

Kim Kamerin
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Quinton Bemiller
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​Instructional Department Specialist
Yolanda Stanley
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Admin. Assistant to the Dean
Eileen Cechini
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Full-Time Faculty
Walter Stevens
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