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Performance Theatre

Theater Students

Learn the Craft and Soar

Leave the balcony and come on stage where you learn diction, movement, and play analysis from professionals. Whether you study dance, voice, or participate in performance-based workshops, you delve into a character’s persona and transform your audience. You can take your theatre degree with you to a job or transfer to a four-year program.

Estimated tuition for Performance Theatre = $10,020**

**This includes two years of tuition based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 60 credit hours, estimated fees, and estimated books. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific degree path.

Classes You Take

Save time and money when creating your schedule. View your course sequence and determine how long your degree will take to finish.


The graph below illustrates local salaries based on a career path related to this degree. Each career path varies as does the necessary training required.* For further information, connect with your program’s lead instructor.

Theatrical and Performance Makeup Artists

$28.44 hourly wage
2 annual job openings

16 Theatrical and Performance Makeup Artists are currently employed in Kansas.

*Salaries will vary based on degree level obtained and years of experience. The accuracy of EMSI data is deemed reliable but not guaranteed by Butler Community College and is subject to change.