The BFA in design/theatre technology is a pre-professional training program that prepares students for careers in the technical aspects of theatre production and has an emphasis on experiential and academic training. Design and technology majors have the opportunity to participate in six large-scale and several smaller productions each year. They also attend regional and national theatre festivals.

The rigorous training and varied experiences of this BFA provides an excellent foundation for graduate study or careers in advanced stagecraft and design. Graduate programs include the BFA, BA and PhD programs.

Theatre Design & Technology students will…
  • Train with experienced faculty and staff in the areas of scenic design and painting, lighting and sound design, costume design, and construction.
  • Prepare for rewarding careers as a professional theatrical designer or technician.
  • Study and train in the beautiful River Campus, a multimillion dollar facility devoted to the visual and performing arts.
  • Benefit from an established program of collaboration with professional guest designers in the areas of scene, lighting, sound and costumes.
  • Establish relationships with professional dancers, choreographers, and dance companies through internships, intensives, dance festivals, and a Senior Showcase in New York City.

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