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Midsummer night s dream performed by Butler's theatre program

The magic of theatre is the work of many magicians.

No matter on which side of the footlights you stand, the Butler theatre faculty guide you through the nuances of stage performance and the finer points of technical theatre. At Butler Community College you learn in a friendly, supportive, hands-on environment. You also get the opportunity to perform in a season of plays, help build sets, run the light board and sew costumes. Get your associate degree and head off to work in the industry or transfer to a four-year college.  Learn more about our award winning Theatre Department and how you can get involved.

Estimated tuition for 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.

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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

$26.21 hourly wage
2 annual job openings

15 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.