A two-year vocational training program designed to develop the skills in acting 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 Theatre. Admittance to program is by audition/interview.
The graduate of the Certificate of Achievement in Theatre: Professional Acting will:
develop the ability to collaborate with professionals in a rehearsal and performance
process, demonstrating professional ethics, working discipline and performance skills
to function at the highest standards of the theatrical profession.
develop a process for acting and text analysis which recognizes the activation of
text as the central component of the rehearsal and performance process.
develop and improve vocal and physical techniques in support of character development
in a rehearsal and performance process.
apply the principles and techniques of ensemble playing to any rehearsal process.
A total of 78 units is required for the certificate.