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

  • Concurrent enrollment segment reairing

    CNN featured CCA on its July 13 broadcast of "Fareed Zakaria GPS."

  • Speech to have equity lens

     James Gray, co-chair of the college‚Äôs 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.

  • 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). 

  • CCCS cites academic rigor

    CCA's Translation and Interpretation certificate program has been cited for excellence by the Colorado Community College System not only for its work within the classroom, but also for its students' successful transition into the marketplace.

    Marketing efforts, word-of-mouth, and a revised scheduling blueprint has helped grow the program over the last year.

  • Event free, open to public

    CCA will celebrate the lives of three legendary Latin American women  Oct. 6 in the Larry Carter Theater on CentreTech campus when Cristina Isabel Lucas explores, "Tres Vidas."

  • Simulation space debuts

    Trial was in session in early May at the newly opened courtroom inside the Center for Simulation, with CCA employees taking the stand, wedged inside the jury box, and an adjunct faculty member presiding as judge.

  • Students Receive 370% Return on Investment

    CCA's economic ImpactA new economic impact study released May 8 revealed that the Community College of Aurora’s annual financial impact in its service community amounted to $187.487 million.

  • Aimed at STEM students

    Community College of Aurora has been awarded a $15,000 grant from Xcel Energy for a pilot project aimed at increasing the number of minority, low-income students prepared to earn degrees and certificates in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).

  • Quality cited by magazine

    Hollywood Reporter magazine once again has recognized Colorado Film School as one of the top institutions of its kind in the United States.

    The story, appearing in the magazine's Aug. 1 edition, places CFS at No. 25 among its brethren, including such heavyweights as the University of Southern California, American Film Institute, New York University, and many more.

  • Mt. Wilson director featured speaker

    The bi-annual Sherlin Lecture Series in Astronomy and Space Science will be holding its latest offering Oct. 17. The event, entitled "Zooming in on the Stars" will be hosted by Dr. Harold A. McAlister, director of the Mount Wilson Observatory, located in the San Gabriel Mountains of Southern California.

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