Classes you can take:
Costume, Set and Lighting Design classes, Stagecraft, Craft of Costume, Scenic Art, Drafting for Theater and Television, Theater Practicum, Producing the Play.
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Design / Technical Theater students will develop skills and knowledge that will prepare them for graduate work at M.F.A. programs, such as Rutgers/ Mason Gross School of the Arts and University of Wisconsin/Madison.
Sample Job Titles
|Art and Design Workers|
|Artists and Related Workers, All Other|
|Set and Exhibit Designers|
* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2020).
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You will be encouraged and expected to assume responsible positions as designers or technicians on productions to gain hands-on experience. Emphasis is placed on collaboration with other artistic members of a production as well as how the visual and aural aspects of production support the production and the director’s concept.
Students who have reached a level of accomplishment may have the opportunity to design a show at Ramapo.
Internships are encouraged and many Design / Technical Theater students complete an internship at professional theaters. With our proximity to New York City and Broadway, Ramapo students have a variety of world class opportunities to participate in productions.