Theater & Entertainment Technology – Technical Theater Specialization

Associate in Science

This program prepares aspiring professionals in fine arts disciplines to graduate as specialists in their chosen field. Instruction in Technical Theatre will focus on the specific aspects of theatre technology related to Lighting, Scenic Design, Carpentry, Electrical and Sound Reinforcement.  Students will work one on one with expert faculty in our state-of-the-art performance spaces to develop their skills.  Students are encouraged to learn and experience all aspects of stage performance and technical production which is necessary to give them well-rounded familiarity in their discipline.

Program Details

  • 1 of 5 Theater & Entertainment Technology Specializations
  • Open admissions
  • Auditions may be required

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Career Outlook*

Set and Exhibit Designers, on average, earn $57,600 per year, or $27.69 per hour. The median wage is $24.51 or $50,990.

Overall employment of broadcast and sound engineering technicians is projected to grow 8 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Growth is expected to stem from businesses, schools, and entertainment industries seeking to improve their audio and video capabilities. They will need technicians to set up, operate, and maintain new technologically advanced equipment. The median annual wage for broadcast and sound engineering technicians was $42,550 in May 2016.

Average or Median Salary

$42,550 – $57,600

*All career data on this page, such as occupation description, career outlook and salary information reflects the national average and was sourced from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.