CCA is an accredited community college with campuses in Aurora and Denver

Welcome to the Performing Arts Department

The Community College of Aurora offers a variety of performing arts classes each semester in THEATRE, MUSIC, & DANCE  that are designed to meet any student's needs. Whether you are a beginner interested in trying something new or a more advanced student looking to continue your training, we welcome you to visit each of our pages to learn more about the types of courses and performance opportunities available at CCA!

Performing Arts Programs

Theatre

Music

Dance

Performing Arts Faculty

Theatre Department Faculty

Music Department Faculty

Dance Department Faculty

News & Events

  • Will instruct teachers in Chile

    Ruby Eichenour, a sixth-year adjunct in Community College of Aurora’s ESL program, has been awarded a Fulbright Global Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) award. She is expected to begin her three-month teaching expedition in Chile sometime in the spring of 2015.

  • Funding for local scholarships

    The CCA Foundation has en­tered into a partnership with The Nuñez Foundation to benefit local youth.

    The collaboration could double the number of stu­dents served by the Nuñez fam­ily, which has provided Aurora and Metro Denver high school seniors with more than $80,000 in scholarship and career development opportunities over the last decade.

  • Indiegogo campaign ongoing

  • College to launch PCT program

    Community College of Aurora has been selected as one of 17 colleges nationally from 90 applicants to participate in the Job Ready, Willing and Able project funded by the Walmart Foundation through the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). 

  • November 6-15, 2014

    Community College of Aurora’s featured fall stage production will be Harper Lee’s “To Kill A Mockingbird,” adapted for the stage by Christopher Sergel.

    Play dates will be Nov. 6-8 and 13-15 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 7 and 14 at 11 a.m., and Nov. 8 and 15 at 1 p.m. All shows will be held at the Larry D. Carter Theater on the CentreTech campus.

  • New leadership hails cooperation

    The City of Aurora and Community College of Aurora have enjoyed a strong partnership through the years. And with Dr. Betsy Oudenhoven now in place as college president and the rest of her leadership team taking form, Mayor Steve Hogan is hopeful that the two entities can solidify the relationship to the benefit of both parties in the short term.

  • Foundational approach adopted

    The Art & Design program at CCA wants its students to “think differently” than they have previously about their craft.

  • Goal: raise level of filmmaking

    Two dozen esteemed filmmakers from the world’s third-largest producer of content were embedded in an intensive four-week course at the Colorado Film School this spring. Their overarching mission: to raise professional standards for future features in Nigeria – and potentially allow their homeland to compete for international awards.

  • Moravec show through Oct. 2

    Susan Gibbons and Christopher Beeson from the Colorado Film School are showcasing their work in the Donna Moravec Gallery through Oct. 2. One rarely sees two encaustic artists in the same room together, so this is a real treat that's not to be missed.
     

  • Speech to have equity lens

     James Gray, co-chair of the college’s Equity in Excellence project that is studying gaps in African-American academic outcomes and presenting methodologies in an effort to improve them, has been asked to speak June 30 at The National Forum on Education Policy annual conference in Washington D.C.

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