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Design/Technology, BFA

The program in Theatre Design/Technology/Stage Management prepares students for careers as designers, technicians, and stage managers in the professional theatre. Students in Stage Management track begin their concentration in the freshman year. In either the Design or Technology track, students take a variety of courses across the area starting as freshmen and begin a concentration in costumes, scenery, lighting, sound, or scene painting/properties no later than the junior year.

Program Learning Outcomes:

High level of competency and responsibility in one or more areas of theatre design,  technology, and/or and stage management, including:

  • Competency in key leadership role, such as stage managing, designing, or supervising building of main stage productions.
  • Proficiency in theatre design, theatre technology, or stage management.
  • Knowledge of technical theory, application and craft in their area of focus.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving ability.
  • Knowledge of theatre history and dramatic literature.
  • Skills in integrated drawing, drafting, painting, presentation and construction skills, as well as proficiency in selected computer design and graphics software.
  • Pragmatic understanding of the business side of the theatrical design and technology professions.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: Fall / Spring
Estimated Total Tuition: $31,414
Location: FairbornOHUnited States

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  • Scene Painting & Props
  • Set Design
  • Stage Management
  • Sound Design
  • Scenery Technology
  • Lighting and Sound
  • Lighting Design
  • Costume Technology
  • Costume Design

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