Program Overview

A two-year vocational training program designed to develop the skills in acting or technical theatre necessary for the aspiring theatre artist to pursue a career in professional theatre.

Students enrolled in this program receive instruction from theatre professionals who are company members of the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (PCPA)* of Allan Hancock College.

The Allan Hancock College drama program has two areas of emphasis: acting and technical theatre.

See the PCPA website for more details on this program.

*Admittance to program is by audition/interview.

Gainful Employment Information for Theatre: Design/Technical 
Gainful Employment Information for Theatre: Professional Acting


Fine Arts Department, Building F
Storm Hogan, Department Secretary
Phone: 805.922.6966 ext. 3252


Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Summer:  closed


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Last Modified Sep 19, 2016