Career Studies CertificatePurpose: The Theatre Career Studies Certificate program is designed to meet the needs of individuals seeking to develop further skills in acting, directing, arts management, technical theatre, and theatre scholarship. It extends theatre opportunities outside of the classroom and into community, educational, and professional theatres. (Offered by NOVA's Communication Studies and Theatre Arts Departments)
One Year Core Courses
CST 110 Introduction to Communication or
CST 100 Principles of Public Speaking -3 cr.
CST 130 Introduction to Theatre or
CST 141 Theatre Appreciation I -3 cr.
CST 131 Acting I -3 cr.
Subtotal = 9 credits
CST 136 Theatre Workshop -3 cr.
*CST Electives -6 cr.
Subtotal =9 credits
*Choose courses from: CST 111, CST 132, CST 195, CST 231, CST 241, CST 251, CST 268, CST 285, CST 299
CST 111 Voice and Diction I
CST 132 Acting II
CST 195 Special Topics:Technical Theatre
CST 195 Special Topics:Playwriting/Screenwriting
CST 231 History of Theatre I
CST 241 Introduction to Directing I
CST 251 Stage Lighting and Sound
CST 268 Creative Dramatics
CST 285 Internship
CST 299 Supervised Study:Advanced Theatre Production
Depending on students' interests, *CST electives may give students more experience in one or more areas of technical theatre, performance, and/or scholarship, etc.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alexandria -- Dr. Kate Yust Alshamma and Dr. Brenda Lewis-Holmes - firstname.lastname@example.org - 703-845-6243
Annandale -- Dr. Amy Gilley - email@example.com - 703-323-3272
Loudoun -- Ms. Lisa Nanni-Messegee -firstname.lastname@example.org - 703-948-7701
Manassas -- Ms Kathryn O'Sullivan - email@example.com - 703-257-6695
Woodbridge -- Dr. Eric Trumbull - firstname.lastname@example.org - 703-878-5750
AND Mr. David Tyson, MFA, MA --email@example.com
NVCC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (http://www.sacs.org) to award associate degrees and certificates in selected occupational areas.
Please visit the College Website at http://www.nvcc.edu
last update: July 28, 2014