DRMA 210 Scene Technology • 4 Cr.


Presents theories and techniques of set and property construction and painting. Intensive lecture/lab format. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in DRMA 290.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Identify the four types of theatre space, and describe the stage systems found there, with emphasis on the differences between them.
  • Describe the historic practice and evolution of Stage Technologies.
  • Lay out a production schedule from design through concept to opening night, including activities of all production team and the theatre shop.
  • Accurately produce scenery and properties from design and technical drawings.
  • Operate with introductory proficiency scene shop tools used in carpentry, welding and painting.
  • Identify rigging techniques.
  • Apply paint and texture to scenery.