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Technical Theater 'Boot Camp'


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

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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.

TECHNICAL THEATER BOOT CAMP I
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!

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Scholarships available from Performing Arts for KIDS (PAK) 

GENERAL INFORMATION

• 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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