Acting is the physical embodiment of storytelling; the art of human reality. Actors must go beyond the mimicking of real emotions and scenarios to create not imitation, but truth with each and every line. Those pursuing an acting emphasis will learn the fundamentals of script interpretation and analysis, character development, voice, and movement, in order to give life to their interpretations. They will work with other students, taking direction, becoming comfortable with the camera, and applying their personal renditions to film. 

What You'll Learn:

  • Research, Develop, and perform characters true to the essence of the text.
  • Exhibit effective memory in the performance of characters and content.
  • Demonstrate effectively the intent of “beats” and lines.
  • Identify and bring to life the event of the scene.
  • Cogently express the objective of the narrative and the arc of the narrative.
  • Utilize their body and voice as instruments for performance.
  • Differentiate between acting for stage and camera and demonstrate this effectively.
  • Work as a part of the whole whether the lead or a bit player in the production.
  • Create dialogue, characters, action and story in an improvisational setting.
  • Utilize the rehearsal process effectively; be effective in the absence of rehearsal.
  • Navigate the business of acting.

Courses You'll Take:

Cinema Degree
Cinema & TV Degree

Practice Like a Professional


If you want to be a professional you have to practice with professional grade equipment. At CCH we have it all, from our state of the art soundstages to the Red One MX Camera, you’ll have everything you need to succeed.

What Our Students Have Produced:

Interested in what you might create? At CCH we give our students countless opportunities to show their skills. Check out some of their work below. 

Turn Your Passion Into a Career

Technical skill + Business Know-How + A Crazy Creative Mind = One Good Looking Future. We want to help you turn acting into more than just a hobby, we want you to live it day in and day out. Because doing what you love isn’t a want, it’s a necessity.

Career Opportunities:

  • Anchor/Host
  • Casting Associate
  • Reporter
  • Modeling
  • Voiceover Artist
  • Actor (Theatre)
  • Actor (film)
  • Actor (TV)
  • Actor (Commercial)
  • Character Actor
  • Actor (Theme Park Attractions)
  • Line Reader

Who You’ll Learn From:

CCH is a college made by the industry for the industry. That is why we hire industry professionals to teach you everything you need to know. Take a look at who might be teaching you.

Caroline Aaron Caroline Aaron Highly accomplished performer in film, television, and theater, appearing in movies such as Sleepless in Seattle and more recently 21 and 22 Jump Street.
Gilbert Glenn Brown Gilbert Glenn Brown Actor from television series such as The O.C., E.R., and C.S.I. Miami, as well as films such as Dreamgirls.
Julie Janney Julie Janney Has been a professional actress for 30+ years, gaining knowledge and experience in all avenues of acting.
Richard Kuhlman Richard Kuhlman Showing up in classic television series Seinfeld, as well as more recent shows such as Parenthood and Family Guy (Voice Actor), his knowledge of the industry is endless.
Joan McMurtrey Joan McMurtrey Actress from E.R., Malcolm in the Middle, Without a Trace, Grey’s Anatomy, Bones, Pysch, Nip/Tuck, and Law and Order: L.A.

What It’ll Cost:

We know that the price of college can be a huge concern when applying; it’s no small investment. So take a look at our pricing, financial aid options, and scholarship opportunities. We are committed to helping you get on a path to success.

Full-Time Part-Time
Tuition $20,505.00 $13,050.00
Production Insurance $495.00 $495.00
Student Activity Fee $105.00 $105.00
Average Course Fees $675.00 $450.00
Annual Tuition and Fees $21,780.00 $14,100.00