A practical and theoretical introduction to the fundamentals of theatrical performance design. This course touches on theatre architecture, conceptual approaches to theatrical design and spatial considerations of live performance. Students will work on case studies and practical projects geared toward understanding theatre terminology, design, and production processes. Students will also explore concrete aspects of technical theatre production, particularly as they pertain to theatrical design elements. Applications are required in order to enroll in this course. First-round applications are due in March, and second-round applications are due in August. Please consult the CDTPS Application Guidelines for specific procedures and deadlines.
An interview in April or in August. Newly admitted students can apply for an interview before beginning their first year of studies.