Technical Studies/Technical Theater Option – A.A.S.

Turn your passion for the theater into a career!

Our dedicated team of staff and faculty will help you from your application to graduation. Sussex provides a solid framework on which to build your college education for a successful future.

Program Information

The Technical Theater degree provides hands-on practical training and experimental learning in several areas of technical theatre production. Emphasis is on developing skills in modern production technology including constructing and rigging scenery, hanging and focusing of lighting, design and procurement of costumes, make-up, stage management, audio engineering and procurement of props. Students will have the opportunity to participate in live productions.

The objectives of this program are to:

  • Demonstrate well developed personal skills in the workplace and as part of crew.
  • Investigate and problem solve as an individual and in a collaborative team setting.
  • Integrate the techniques of creative process into the production area.
  • Employ the tools, technology and skills required to problem solve for production.
  • Understand and interpret the design areas into a realized form for performance.

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