PMT Conservatory

TECHNICAL THEATER

& Design Program


Students ages 13-18 will get a unique look behind the curtain in our Technical Theater and Design Program! This program offers students classroom and hands-on experiences in the full range of technical theater disciplines including basics of design in set, lighting, costumes, sound, and properties.

PMT strives to sufficiently challenge, while never overwhelming your student. If you have any questions regarding the best option for your student, please contact us and we will be happy to talk over each program to find the best fit!

No prior experience is required for entrance into our Technical Theater and Design program.


The Fall semester has begun!




PACKAGES


TECHNICAL THEATER SUPER SATURDAY PACKAGE

Saturdays, 9:00AM - 3:00PM


This program provides students with a unique look behind the curtain by offering in-classroom and hands-on experiences in the full range of technical theater disciplines. Students will develop the skills needed to analyze text, create conceptual drawings and presentations, communicate their thoughts and ideas in a professional manner, and improve their teamwork skills.

Topics of study include basics of design in set, lighting, costumes, sound, and properties. The program also includes courses designed to prepare students to communicate and collaborate with a team of designers. Hands-on experiences will range from technical theater communication and safety to courses where students will learn carpentry, painting, sound editing software, sound console operation, the science of light and lighting, and programming industry standard lighting software.

All of these courses will culminate in the student's ability to work alongside PMT's professional designers on student and professional company productions.


There is no prerequisite for this program.

TECHNICAL THEATER SUPER 2-DAY BUNDLE

Saturdays, 9:00AM - 3:00PM and Mondays, 7:00PM - 9:00PM


This package includes:

SATURDAY CLASSES
Technical Theater Program
(9:00AM - 3:00PM)

This program provides students with a unique look behind the curtain by offering in-classroom and hands-on experiences in the full range of technical theater disciplines. Students will develop the skills needed to analyze text, create conceptual drawings and presentations, communicate their thoughts and ideas in a professional manner, and improve their teamwork skills.

Topics of study include basics of design in set, lighting, costumes, sound, and properties. The program also includes courses designed to prepare students to communicate and collaborate with a team of designers. Hands-on experiences will range from technical theater communication and safety to courses where students will learn carpentry, painting, sound editing software, sound console operation, the science of light and lighting, and programming industry standard lighting software.

All of these courses will culminate in the student's ability to work alongside PMT's professional designers on student and professional company productions.


MONDAY CLASS
Technical Theater & Design Class
(7:00PM - 9:00PM)

This program provides students with a unique look behind the curtain by offering in-classroom and hands-on experiences in the full range of technical theater disciplines. Students will develop the skills needed to analyze text, create conceptual drawings and presentations, communicate their thoughts and ideas in a professional manner, and improve their teamwork skills.


There is no prerequisite for this program.

Space is limited - a deposit is required to secure your spot. Prices current for 2022 Fall school semester.


Questions?

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We have taken enhanced health and safety measures at Pittsburgh Musical Theater for our students, resident artists, patrons and staff. You must follow all instructions regarding drop-off and pick-up procedures as well as posted instructions while at the PMT Studios for classes and performances. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and those with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By attending classes and performances you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Do your part for the safety and health of yourself and others!





Support provided in part by Peoples and National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT).