Theatre Technology - NIU - School of Theatre and Dance

Theatre Technology

The area of theatre technology provides an individuallyplanned curriculum allowing students toprepare for careers in technical direction and scenetechnology. In addition to the technology studio, anindividualized study focuses on appropriate craft andmanagement areas.

The theatre technology area isprepared to offer professional study in project andproduction management, flying and rigging, sceneconstruction and shop management among other subjects.

The offerings of the school may be furthersupplemented with additional course work from theSchool of Art, the College of Engineering and EngineeringTechnology, or other areas of the university.

Many career opportunities are available in the technicalmanagement and craft areas including the positionsof technical director, production manager, shopor construction manager, rigging specialist, and roadmanager.