Walnut Hill School for the Arts

Design Technology for Stage & Screen

Pre-College design technology for stage & screen

Program Dates: June 20 - July 19, 2020
Grades: Rising 10th - Rising 12th
Application Fee: $35.00
Boarding Tuition: $6,075.00
Day Program Tuition: $3,995.00

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The Pre-College Design Technology for Stage & Screen program will enhance your abstract thinking, problem-solving and visual communication skills while helping you develop the necessary tools to exhibit and present your stage and screen design work. As the scenic, lighting, and costume designer, you will learn to read and analyze a script; sketch, draft and build scale models; create a light plot; and swatch and render costume designs. Taught by experienced faculty and professional designers who share their own processes and provide experience in all aspects of design technology, this program will expand your portfolio and your understanding of what you will be doing in college and beyond. 

As a student in the The Design Technology for Stage & Screen program, you will:

  • Analyze a script and translate its ideas into visual images
  • Build your knowledge of the principles, functions, and elements of scenic, lighting, costume, mask and makeup design
  • Learn programs theater and set designers use, such as SketchUp, and Vectorworks
  • Exhibit, present, and discuss your designs
  • Create a portfolio for college interviews and applications