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Theatrical Design, Minor

This multidisciplinary program focuses on stage design as a collaborative process that interactively engages with performance. Students explore the conceptual transformation of dramatic texts through design thinking and develop the technical skills to realize their artistic vision.

  • Academics
  • Experiences
  • Interests

The Theatrical Design Minor combines courses from the Department of Theatre with additional choices from the departments of Art + Design, Music, and Architecture.

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Interests of Theatrical Design, Minor Students

  • costume
  • design
  • designing
  • light
  • lighting
  • production
  • props
  • scenic
  • set
  • stage management
  • technical theatre
  • theatre

Co-op Opportunities

  • Rose Brand
    Secaucus, NJ
  • Horton Lees Brogden Lighting Design
    Boston, MA
  • Costume Works
    Somerville, MA
  • Actor's Shakespeare Project
    Somerville, MA
  • American Repertory Theatre
    Cambridge, MA
  • Arts Boston
    Boston, MA
  • Boston Ballet
    Boston, MA
  • Boston Lyric Opera
    Boston, MA
  • Bridge Repertory Theater
    Cambridge, MA
  • Central Square Theatre
    Cambridge, MA
  • Classic Stage Company
    New York, NY
  • Commonwealth Shakespeare Company
    Boston, MA
  • Company One
    Boston, MA
  • Dixon Place
    Boston, MA
  • Hanover Theatre
    Worcester, MA
  • Huntington Theatre Company
    Boston, MA
  • Manhattan Theatre Club
    New York, US
  • Miami Theater Center
    Miami Shores, FL
  • New Repertory Theatre
    Watertown, MA
  • Paramount Theatre
    Boston, MA
  • Salem Theatre Company
    Salem, MA
  • Second Stage Theatre
    New York, NY
  • StageSource
    Boston, MA
  • Stoneham Theatre
    Stoneham, MA
  • Theatre Communications Group
    New York, NY
  • Theatre Offensive
    Boston, MA
  • Vineyard Theatre
    New York, NY
  • Zeitgeist Stage
    Boston, MA
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Career Opportunities

  • Multidisciplinary Skills
    • Collaboration
    • Empathy
    • Script analysis
    • Technical theatre
    • Design
    • Stage management
    • Scenic design
    • Costume design
    • Lighting design
  • Careers of Tomorrow
    • Scenic Designer
    • Costume Designer
    • Lighting Designer
    • Arts Administrator
    • Stage Manager
    • Technical Director
    • Stagehand
    • Production Manager

Program Coordinators:

Oliver Wason

Assistant Teaching Professor

Department Chair:

Antonio Ocampo-Guzman

Associate Professor, Chair of Department of Theatre


Marti McIntosh

Operations Manager

Academic Advisors:

Helena Prezio

Assistant Director of Advising

Jaclyn Ruybalid Krueger

Academic Advisor

Co-op Advisors:

Kellianne Murphy

Senior Faculty Member

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