Tech Theatre

Tech Theatre

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Technical Theater is a one-semester course that may be repeated for credit. Tech Theater is a course which will explore the most important part of theater, the behind the scenes work. It will give you insight into the dynamics of live theater from backstage. It is not an acting class. It is designed to give you practical, usable skills that would allow you to work in the theater. It is a course that is structured to help you find your niche in the theatrical community and will focus on how to keep live theater a growing vibrant art.


Class Objectives/Goals

This course will enhance the students’ ability to do the following:

  • To speak and listen effectively
  • To demonstrate artistic knowledge and techniques
  • To demonstrate teamwork and leadership skills
  • To demonstrate respect for individual differences


Units of Study

  • First Quarter:
  • Second Quarter:
    • Scenery, Costume and Prop Construction
    • Production Crew Assignments



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Tech Links:




Imaging and Editing Software:




Index of Organizations:

Americans for the Arts
ATHE: Association for Theatre in Higher Education
Audio Engineering Society
CITT: Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology
The Costume Society of America
ESTA: Entertainment Services & Technology Association
IAAM: International Association of Assembly Managers
IATSE: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
New Zealand Association for Theatre Craft, Design, and Technology
OISTAT: International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects, and Technicians
PLASA: Professional Lighting and Sound Association
Production Manager's Forum
SETC: Southeastern Theatre Conference
Stage Managers Association
TCAnet: Texas Cultural & Arts Network
Themed Entertainment Association
United Scenic Artists
USITT: United States Institute for Theatre Technology 




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