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 Communication, Theatre, Music and 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

Communication

News & Events

  • Dr. Stencel directs two observatories

    Dr. Robert Stencel, a University of Denver professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics and director of the historic Chamberlin and Mt. Evans observatories, will be this spring’s featured speaker at the bi-annual Sherlin Lecture Series. His subject matter: “Astronomy in a Time of Climate Change.”

  • 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.

  • Rare territory for a community college

    Community College of Aurora has taken its Model United Nations program to the next level – to the national conference in New York City this March.

  • Running Feb. 23-April 10

    CCA's spring art show is entitled "iNDULGE" and will run on weekdays through April 10.

    The works displayed are described by organizers as: "Sinful Craving for the Mind: Delirious. Delightful. Delicious."

  • Attempt to glean best practices

    People talking in a storage closetMore than a dozen educators from the Netherlands attending a national conference in Denver made a pit stop to Lowry on Nov. 4 in order to see how the structure and culture within the Colorado community college system might be applied to institutions back home.

  • 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.

  • A girl on the autism spectrum
    Mockingbird theatre production, see long description

  • Shooting in New Mexico, Canada
    Tom Dribble in front of green screen and cinama lighting

    It took Tom Dibble about six months from idea to completion to write the movie “Highly Functional,” which is now being filmed under the direction of Marc Forby ("Princess Kaiulani").

  • 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). 

  • Sign-ups open for companies

    The Community College of Aurora Spring 2015 Career Expo will take place April 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lowry Campus, West Quad (710 Alton Way).

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