The Core ensemble
TECH TRACK | Ages 12-19
A Brand New Expansion to SYT’s Core Ensemble
”How far that little candle throws his beams!”
Now offering a comprehensive, six month training and mentorship program in the four key areas of theatrical design: sound, lighting, set, and costumes.
Taught by the SYT Core Ensemble team and professional designers.
For more information, or to schedule a meeting with SYT’s artistic director to discuss joining the program, please email email@example.com.
Previous tech track classes and mentorship sessions have included…
Field trips to a wood shop to build set pieces from scratch
QLab programming tutorials and design trainings
Independent research projects to design, present, and costume specific characters, including an independent budget and alterations
Jumping in and building lighting looks for the entire show when our professional lighting designer was out with the flu!
Operating the sound and light boards during Core Ensemble performances.
Running the show from backstage; students operate sound and light board, assist with hair and makeup, facilitate costume quickchanges, assist with set changes, and create show-specific moments of theatre magic such as fog, ceiling drops, and more!
TUESDAYS, September - December, 2019
Fall Semester - Workshops
Students meet once a week to delve into Shakespeare’s timeless play HAMLET from the perspective of design, including special deep-dive classes into each of the main areas (lighting, sound, set, costumes) and scenographic explorations of key moments and scenes in the play.
FIND OUT MORE:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details on the program and how you can get involved!
January - March, 2020
Spring Semester - Apprenticeship
Apprentice with one of the professional designers of HAMLET to bring the show to life! Apprentice designers will:
Attend production meetings and some rehearsals.
Meet weekly with designers to research and shape the concept for the show through concept sketches, image-boards, visual research, and creative experimentation with the play.
Work with designers to fabricate final designs, including costume acquisition and construction, set modeling and construction, sound editing, light and projector programming, and more!
Work on the show as Run Crew — board ops, hair/makeup and wardrobe crew, etc!