Performing Arts, A.S.
Make the World Your Stage
Bring your talent for artistic performance to the next level: Earn a Performing Arts degree from DCC.
credits to earn your degree
advanced elective credits in your specialty area
to work right away or transfer to a conservatory or bachelor's program
What You'll Study in Our Performing Arts Program
In DCC's Performing Arts program, you'll learn what to expect when pursuing your passion for the arts. Whether you're an actor, dancer, musician or coveted triple threat, DCC sets the stage for your future.
At DCC, you'll participate in a fully integrated live performance in a public venue. By program's end, you'll be armed with a repertoire of audition pieces as you embark on the next step toward your career.
You'll hone your craft in the heart of the Hudson Valley, home to dozens of theaters, venues and studios. We're also just a Metro North train ride away from Broadway and the city's countless celebrated concert halls.VIEW CURRICULUM
PFA 100: Performing Arts Introductory Seminar
An introduction to the field of performing arts, with guidance in making decisions leading to success
MUS 201: Performance/Applied Music Intensive
Weekly individual instrumental or vocal lessons in a variety of styles including classical, jazz, and modern
THE 161: Theatre Practicum I
Experience the creation of a live performance of a professional play from start to finish