The arts at Maricopa
For instrumental and vocal musicians alike, music is more than notes on a page. Enhance your talent and your love of music through performance and coursework in areas including:
• Commercial Music
• Music Business
• Music Composition
• Music Education
• Music History and Literature
• Music Performance
• Music Theory
" I know that Phoenix College is the place where I truly found my passion, learned to become an assiduous student, and became a confident singer, ready for the world of music. "
Enjoy professional training that prepares you for a career in dance. Or take the opportunity to study the art of dance as a way of understanding history, other cultures, and the human body. In our programs, you’ll find opportunities to explore:
• Dance Humanities
• Dance Technology
" The dance program at GCC gave me the confidence to say "I can do this"... The dance instructors are a resource and with their kindness and generosity, they help you grow into a skilled dancer. "
Beyond career opportunities in film, television, or stage, a theatre background can help you in a wide variety of other fields, including advertising, law, politics, theology, or social work. In our programs, you’ll study:
• Technical Theatre
• Theatre and Film
• Theatre Arts
• Theatre Performance and Production
" At MCC when Jenae Dunn was cast in “Rumpelstiltskin,” one of the most challenging roles she had ever played, she said, “It’s the best thing that’s ever happened to me. It helped me develop self-confidence, skills and intuition to propel my career forward. "
Whether you express yourself with paint or clay, charcoal or watercolors, a visual arts education can help you refine your techniques and embark on a career you’ll love. We offer opportunities to study:
• Art History
Opened in 2015, EMCC's Performing Arts Center has quickly become the West Valley's destination for dance, music, storytelling, and theatre.
The acclaimed Center for the Performing Arts is home to student productions and touring acts as well as educational programs.
Admired for its open design, outdoor patio, and view of the downtown skyline, the Eric Fischl Gallery hosts numerous shows each year.
Completed in 2014, the Performing Arts Center has a spacious 462-seat venue, as well as classrooms, music practice rooms, faculty offices, and a scene shop.
Performing arts at the colleges
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