Design/Technical Track (BFA)

Students in the Design/Technical track receive specialized training in scenic, lighting, sound, props and costume design, and construction. Coursework and design opportunities combine with practical application (such as serving on dressing/running crews, drafting, sewing, carpentry, and portfolio creation) to equip Design/Technical majors to express their artistic vision.

  • Faculty mentors: Sandy Freeman, Gary Varner
  • Sample classes: Costume Design, Scene Design, Theatre Lighting, Stage Makeup, Drawing, Art History, Theatre Management, Creativity of Theatrical Design.
  • Opportunities at ACU: Designing for final directing scenes, submitting proposals to design faculty-designated and Studio Premiere shows, stage management, running crews, and portfolio presentations.
  • Jobs in this area: Designer, costume construction, draper, dresser, scenic/lighting/props designer, props master, sound engineer, technical director, teacher (secondary, college and graduate level).
  • Meet a major:

    Jordan Garcia

    Eaton Saylor

    Eric Pitney

  • Get started: Set up an interview to be admitted on the Design/Technical track!

ACU Catalog

Sample Schedule

Course Descriptions

The Tepper Semester
Tepper Semester
The Tepper Semester is a unique program in which the ACU Theatre give students the opportunity to live and study in New York City.
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