Technical Theatre Certificate

Technical Theatre Certificate

Program Code: 2C18750A

The Technical Theatre Certificate is designed to prepare the student for occupational competency as a theatre technician in educational, community and resident theatre venues as well as theme parks, television and motion picture studios. This certificate program requires a total of 35-37 units of which 29 units are in required courses. All courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

Outcome 1: Describe and explain technical theatre terminology.

Outcome 2: Identify, differentiate and evaluate the unique production aspects of proscenium, thrust, arena and black box configurations.

Outcome 3: Identify tools, hardware and equipment associated with the implementation of the various technical theater components.

Outcome 4: Illustrate, evaluate and employ the correct, safe and efficient use of tools, hardware and equipment associated with the implementation of the various technical theater components.

Outcome 5: Compare and interpret the different types of drawings that theatrical designers produce.

Outcome 6: Differentiate and explain the different types of construction techniques used in building theatrical scenery.

Required courses:
Introduction to the Theatre
Introduction to Technical Theatre
Introduction to Sound Technology
Beginning Theatrical Lighting
Required Theatre Crafts Lab Courses:
Intro to Theatre Crafts Lab
Beginning Theatre Crafts Lab
Intermediate Theatre Crafts Lab
Advanced Theatre Crafts Lab
Required Stage Crew Activity Courses:
Introduction to Stage Crew Activity
Beginning Stage Crew Activity
Intermediate Stage Crew Activity
Advanced Stage Crew Activity
Required production courses:
Acting Workshop
Theatre Workshop
Beginning Theatre Practicum
Intermediate Theatre Practicum
Beginning Musical Theatre Production
Intermediate Musical Theatre Production
Restricted electives:
DRAF 171 F Fundamentals of Drafting
Automated Scenery for Theatre
Rigging for the Theatre
Scene Painting
Properties: Design and Construction
WELD 121AF Introduction to Welding

DISCLAIMER: Data on this page was extracted from the official college catalog on 09/22/2021 and is subject to change. Any student interested in matriculating through the certificate and/or degree program should cross reference the data found on this page against the official catalog and/or meet with a campus counselor.