BFA Production: Technical Production


  • (Exclusive): access to individualized instruction, with a maximum of six students
    admitted annually.
  • (Intensive): Students are immersed in a variety of specializations, including technical
    direction, sound design, lighting, projection and scenic construction.
  • (Comprehensive): Theatre courses/subjects comprise 95% of the degree requirements.
  • (Immersive): This specialization is among eleven other distinct undergraduate and
    graduate programs of study, which facilitates collaboration with a large and diverse
    group of other emerging theatre makers and scholars

You will learn:

Apprenticeship (First) Year
Theory: stage management fundamentals, English language studies
Theory and Practice: technical theatre fundamentals (e.g. stagecraft, health and safety, lighting
and sound technology, costume construction), design fundamentals (e.g. scenic art, drafting,
illustration and model making)

Supporting (Second) Year
Theory: professional stage management, fashion and architectural history
Theory and Practice: design (sound, lighting, set, and costumes), advanced lighting and sound
technology, running crew show assignments, independent research project

Supervisory (Third) Year
Theory: production management, fashion and architectural history
Practice: multiple production assignments

Leadership (Fourth) Year
Practice: multiple production assignments, independent research project