In our Stagecraft program you will:
Acquiring Props, Basic Lighting, Sound, Set & Costume Design, Cable Names/Use/Storage for Lighting & Sound, Design and Procurement of Costumes, Hanging Lighting Focus, Recording & Mixing of Sound & Lights, Research Historical Periods, Safety Related to all Aspects, Set Construction and Rigging of Scenery, Sew and fit costumes, Stage Management, Striking of all production Elements, Theatre Terminology
Carpenter (Theatre), Costume, Lighting, Scenic, Sound or Video Designer, Crew, Electrician (Theatre), Production Managment, Property Master, Special Effects-Theatrical Technician, Stage Management, Technical Director, Wardrobe Supervisor
Stagecraft courses are prerequisites for all theater degrees. Per college partner expectations, we cannot finalize dual enrollment agreements (with major NH universities) until we successfully complete two full years of the program.
SUGGESTED PREREQUISITE COURSES: Full course load aligned to Preparing for a 4-year College
SUGGESTED SIMULTANEOUS COURSES: Physics, construction Trades, Electronics, Sewing, CAD, Drawing
CAREER HIGH VALUE SOFT SKILLS & ABILITIES: Effective communicator, Teamwork, Stamina, Fine motor skills, Problem solving, Accept feedback
Experience: 1st year at CRTC. Theatre experience: Director CHS Drama Club (6 years), Rundlett Middle School theatre director (P.E.G.)(6 years), Beaver Meadow School (25 years), RB Productions (13 years); Accomplished sound and lighting designer.
Awards: 2010 Children And Youth Theatre Award (NH Theatre Awards Committee)
Education/Credentials: Westminster College (BFA), Certified Music K-12, Certified Theatre K-12 Other Interests: Cooking, Travel, Broadway