WHAT IS DESIGN AND TECHNICAL THEATRE
This major is part of the Fine Arts and Design Exploration Group
The Design/Tech BFA program prepares candidates for entry-level positions in the areas of design, management, technology and craft professions in theatre and other parts of the entertainment industry. Upon completing this program, some students advance to graduate-level professional training at a variety of institutions throughout the country. Undergraduate Design/Tech majors have the opportunity to study and work in all areas, including Scenery Design, Construction & Rigging, Costume Design and Construction, Lighting Design, Properties Design & Construction, and Sound Design. Course work combines with practical work on CRT productions. Advanced undergraduates with particular promise often serve as assistant designers or designers for CRT Studio Works productions.
HOW TO DECLARE:
PORTFOLIO REVIEW & INTERVIEW. Current UConn students will typically interview in late December/January along with the current grouping of high school seniors. However, depending on program enrollment, applicants might be interviewed on a rolling basis. Contact the Dramatic Arts Department to get more info.
HELPFUL INTRO COURSES:
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POSSIBLE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES: