Introduction to Stagecraft

A FREE technical theater course for high school and college-aged students.

About the Program
Program Dates
How to Apply

An Introduction to Stagecraft is a FREE six-week course about the unsung heroes of the theater world. Guided by teaching artist and designer Cat Wilson, participants will explore the technical jobs that make theatre happen, including scenic construction and painting, costume assembly, electrics, sound production, and property craft techniques. Guest technicians will join to discuss their jobs and introduce participants to the professionals working in the theatrical industry.

All materials and equipment for this course will be provided.


Program Dates

The summer 2021 session of An Introduction to Stagecraft begins June 29 and meets Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:30am-12pm over Zoom. The final meeting for this course will take place on Thursday, August 5.


How to Apply

To apply to the summer 2021 session of An Introduction to Stagecraft, fill out the application form at the link below. In addition to providing some basic information, applicants will be asked to answer the following questions:

  • Why do you want to participate in An Introduction to Stagecraft?

Applications for the summer 2021 session of An Introduction to Stagecraft are now being considered a rolling basis. Earlier applications are preferred. Applications submitted after June 25 will not be accepted.