Chair, Division of Visual & Performing Arts
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Senior Administrative AssistantDanyelle Alexander
Stage Technology, Certificate
Do You Enjoy the Theatre and Like to Work Behind the Scene?
Follow Your Passion. Develop Your Craft. Create Your Future.
Do you enjoy the excitement of the stage and creating the atmosphere of the theatre? This certificate program provides you with the foundation and skill set required to begin working in a variety of positions in the live entertainment industry, both regionally and beyond. Get ready to have fun while learning because we'll give you hands-on experience that focuses on stagecraft, lighting and sound production for theatre, concerts, dance and industrial theatre.
After finishing this program, you can continue your education at Gulf Coast State College and expand your skills by applying your course work to the Entertainment Technology Associate in Science degree.
Stage Technology Course Requirements
TPA1211, Stagecraft II
TPA1220, Introduction to Stage Lighting
TPA1340, Drafting for the Theatre I
TPA2212, Sound for the Stage
TPA1290L, Technical Theatre Lab I
What can you do with a Stage Technology Certificate?
In this field, people find careers as:
Audio Visual Technician
Stage Lighting Technician
Gulf Coast alumni of this program have continued their education at:
North West State College
University of Central Florida
Set Building and More!Start your future at Gulf Coast State College where you will acquire the skills you need to work in all aspects of the theatre. We're ready for you to be a part of the College's upcoming theatre productions.
Are you ready to Get Started?
Apply to GCSC
Visit the Gulf Coast admissions page to learn more about the application process.
Consult the Gulf Coast State College Catalog for specific program and course information.
Apply for Financial Aid & Scholarships
There are many options available to help you pay for college. Find out more about scholarships and financial aid at Gulf Coast State College.
Register for Classes
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