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The synergy of Gannon's theatre technologies and design program offers you exciting opportunities to pursue your interest in behind-the-scenes work, technology and studio aspects of theatre production. Collaborate with visiting artists, faculty and fellow students in a creative exploration that will lead you to discover your artistic voice in a community of like-minded artists. Nurture your creative talent and secure your career in an array of media including stage, film, education, television, radio, digital media and more.
Gain real-world knowledge through key theatre technologies and design courses including:
Principles of Design: Master the fundamental principles of design including space, time and composition, with an emphasis on creative problem solving and aesthetic development.
Costume and Makeup Techniques: Learn the materials and techniques of theatrical stage makeup, including application of two-dimensional makeup and the development of a makeup portfolio.
Production and Performance in Theatre: Assume various roles of production cast and crew, culminating in a public performance and post-performance evaluation by students and directors.
Our theatre technologies and design program is designed for your success. Through curriculum flexibility and high-quality educational opportunities, you can:
“I am thankful for hands-on experience while I communicate my innovative ideas through a creative lens.”
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Jennifer Allen CatellierAssistant ProfessorDirector, Graduate Program
Shawn ClerkinAssociate Professor
Lindsey DiTirroAssistant Professor
Francis GarlandAssistant Professor
Mary GensheimerAssistant ProfessorCo-Director
Angela HowellAssistant ProfessorTechnical Director
Alaina ManchesterAssistant ProfessorDirector, Theatre
Anne O'NeillAssociate Professor
Megan WollerAssistant Professor
Daniel AdamusAdjunct Lecturer
Jason BeckerAdjunct Lecturer
Erika BerlinAdjunct Lecturer
Lauren BloreAdjunct Lecturer
Ellise ChaseAdjunct Lecturer
Benito DiStefanoAdjunct Lecturer
Danielle Dolin-BaneAdjunct Lecturer
Tina FitzgeraldAdjunct Lecturer
Kimber ForresterAdjunct Lecturer
Brian KuzmanAdjunct Lecturer
Sean LaffertyAdjunct Lecturer
Chester LaPriceAdjunct Lecturer
Michael MalthanerAdjunct Lecturer
Sean MorphyAdjunct Lecturer
Linda Mukina FelkerAdjunct Lecturer
Hollin NiesAdjunct Lecturer
Abigail PaulsonAdjunct Lecturer
Lee SteadmanAdjunct Lecturer
Lori SteadmanAdjunct Lecturer
William SteadmanAdjunct Lecturer
Rebecca StynAdjunct Lecturer
Sonya WhitmanAdjunct Lecturer
Alexander WollerAdjunct Lecturer