Introduction to Stagecraft


Intro to Stagecraft

Units: 4-0-5

Prereq: None 

Provides a foundation in theater technology, examining the creation of a live theatrical production from conception to performance. Explores the realization of an artistic and structural vision for a play, taking into account all facets of technical theater: history of productions, types of plays, different technical roles, design, drafting, carpentry, costume, lighting, rigging, stage management, sound, and video. Students serve on the production team responsible for building, installing and/or running the department's show that semester.


Top: load in for World of Wires, directed by Jay Scheib Spring 2018

Middle: set construction for The One You Feed, directed by Dan Safer and Robert M. Johanson, Fall 2019

Bottom: tech for Chalk Cycle, directed by Claire Conceison, Fall 2018