The Technical Theatre diploma is a two-year training program which will give students a thorough grounding in the art of stagecraft by applying a variety of skills and tools in lighting, sound, scenic construction, prop making, scenic paint and stage management to produce numerous productions.
Students also learn about the history of performance and gain an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a professional theatre crew. Throughout the program, the training evolves into practice, providing hands-on technical and creative support to a variety of live events in the BlueShore Centre for the Performing Arts on both professional and student productions.
- Communication - Demonstrate leadership and personal skills in the workplace.
- Communication - Display spatial awareness in individual and group settings on a crew.
- Communication - Employ well developed personal skills and an awareness of self in individual and group settings.
- Critical Thinking - Understand and identify with the content of the text as it applies to the design.
- Critical Thinking - Investigate and problem solve in an individual and a collaborative team setting.
- Critical Thinking - Integrate the techniques of creative process into the production area.
- Quantitative Reasoning - Employ the tools and technology required for theatre production and design.
- Quantitative Reasoning - Apply measurement skills, problem solving and computation in set construction and conceptual design.
- Quantitative Reasoning - Examine knowledge of physics in lighting and sound design areas.
- Quantitative Reasoning - Understand and interpret the design areas into a realized form for performance.
Tuition and Fees Per Year
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Total program credits: 63.00
Oct 1, 2019 - Aug 4, 2020
Course Registration & Waitlisting Starts
Jul 6, 2020
Fee Payment Deadline
Aug 24, 2020 4:00 PM
Note: Dates are subject to change.
How to apply
- Check the admissions requirements.
- Check the application and document deadlines for your program.
- Complete and submit your application through EducationPlannerBC.
- Upload all your required/supporting official documents.
- Pay your application fee.
- Admissions will review your application and contact you.