Theatre Training

Master of Fine Arts in Theatre Technology

Next Class Starting the Fall of 2015!

Students in the Scenic Technology Option are preparing to assume work as a Technical Director or to work as professional staff in the entertainment technology business. Kent offers students in technology a variety of production experiences at School of Theatre and Dance productions, at Porthouse Theatre, and through professional internships.

Steve Pauna
Associate Professor, Technical Director
Phone: (330) 671-0117
Email: spauna@kent.edu

Theatre Technology Plan of Study

Core Requirements (27 hrs total, 3 hrs.each.)

THEA 61094 College Teaching (if on assistantship) (3)

THEA 61110 Hist. of Theories of Acting & Space I (3)

THEA 61111 Hist. of Theories of Acting & Space II (3)

THEA 62092 Practicum:  Design & Tech.  (3)

THEA 62092 Practicum:  Design & Tech.  (3)

THEA 60992 Professional Theatre Internship I   (3-6)

THEA 61992 Professional Theatre Internship II  (3-6)           

THEA 61310 MFA Design and Technology Culminating Project (3)

Design and Technology Core (12-27 hrs.)

THEA 61095 Special Topics: Adv. Stud. in Des. (3-18 hrs.)

THEA 61201 Software Applications      (3)

THEA 51620 History of Period Styles for Designers (3) 

THEA 51306 Professional Aspects:  Design and Technology (3)    

Theatre Technolgy (15 hrs.)    

THEA 51521 Advanced Lighting Technology    (3)

THEA 51525 Props and Crafts           (3)

THEA 51560 Fabrication Technology      (3)

THEA 61521 Advanced Theatre Drafting    (3)

THEA 61561 Advanced Construction Theory    (3)

Minimum required for graduation = 60 hrs.