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Technical Theater 'Boot Camp'

Monday, Jul 16, 2018 9:00am
LocationHylton Performing Arts Center Merchant Hall


Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes at a performing arts venue?

Learn essential technical production skills from the Hylton Performing Arts Center professional staff and guest faculty.

JULY 16 - 20, 9 A.M. - 1 P.M.
FEE: $300

Five 4-hour sessions cover the basics of working in a professional venue including:

• Essential skills of technical production

• Basic stage lighting, rigging and fly system operation

• Sound equipment operation for reinforcement and effects

• Best practices for safety and efficient crew operations

After successfully completing Tech Boot Camp I, students earn a Certificate of Technical Theater Training and qualify for consideration as an intern at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.

Application deadline extended to Monday, July 16!


Scholarships available from Performing Arts for KIDS (PAK) 


• Ages 16 and up (Ages 14-15 with recommendation)

• One 15-minute break provided per 4-hour session

• Vending machines are available or bring a snack

• Long pants and closed toe shoes required

• Work gloves recommended

For more information, please email slandess@gmu.edu or call 703-993-9344. 

Learn more about Technical Theater Boot Camp Level II 

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