Technical Theatre

The Technical Theatre major is available to students in grades 9 – 12 only.

Students auditioning for Technical Theatre should be prepared to:

  • Commit to attending rehearsals and performances outside of school hours.
  • Provide 3 copies of a brief resume with a current, small photo (headshot) with information including theatrical experience and special talents such as drafting programs, 3D modeling (Sketchup), sewing, familiarity with tools or electronics, etc. You may email the headshot and resume to hale_vincent@hcde.org. Please be sure to include the student name and fine arts major in the email. 
  • Submit an original, self-made technical project. (Examples include: a costume, a set design model, a make-up design, a prop, videos or photos of lighting or sound projects, a state manager’s prompt book.) Please submit via email to hudgins_margaret@hcde.org, at least one day prior your audition date.
  • Provide an oral explanation of the submitted project, including how it was made, what materials were used, and the overall design process.

Guidelines for Your Audition for Technical Theatre:

  • Please be on time.
  • Submit 3 or 4 pictures of your prepared project.  Each shot should show another angle of your project covering the entire piece.
  • Include a written description of your project.
  • Send the above items to hudgins_margaret@hcde.org (at least one day before your audition date), and bring your physical project to your audition. Be prepared to make a short presentation.  You should include:
    • How you categorize your project: costume, prop, set model/design, lighting etc.
    • The materials you used to create your project.
    • An explanation of the techniques you used to build each part of your project as well as the design concept.
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