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Hudson County Community College Offers Associate in Arts Degree with Theatre Arts Option

  New program being coordinated by veteran actor, playwright/screenwriter, producer and professor, Joseph Gallo

 Contact: Jennifer Christopher, 201-360-4061, jchristopher@hccc.edu

Hudson County community College Logo November 29, 2012, Jersey City, NJ – Students who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree or higher in  theatre arts may now begin their journey by earning an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts with a Theatre Option from Hudson County Community College.

The new program has been designed to provide students with a broad-based liberal arts curriculum and core theatre options, including Introduction to Acting, Introduction to Theatre, Introduction to Drama, Contemporary Drama, Acting II, and Intro To Playwriting, and will prepare them for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hudson County Community College is arranging for articulation agreements with New Jersey City University and Kean University, amongst others, thus allowing for credits earned at HCCC to be transferred.

HCCC President Dr. Glen Gabert said the Theatre Arts program is being coordinated by Joseph Gallo, a seasoned theatre professional with a diverse background. Mr. Gallo, who studied at New York University, and the Ohio University Graduate Playwriting Program, and is a member of the Actors Studio Playwrights and Directors Workshop in New York, has written, produced, and performed in a variety of plays and productions throughout the U.S. Continue reading Hudson County Community College Offers Associate in Arts Degree with Theatre Arts Option

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