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    Emerson College: Pre-College Design/Technology for Stage and Screen

    Emerson College: Pre-College Design/Technology for Stage and Screen


    • Listing Type: Summer Camps & Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day, Residential
    • Destination: United States
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Four Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Performing & Visual Arts
    • Sub-Categories: Multi-Arts, Theatre Arts, Design, Fashion
    • Selective: Yes
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $3,000 - $6,999
    • Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
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    This four-week in person program is focused on design & technology for theater and film. As the scenic, lighting, costume designer and make-up designer, you will learn to read and analyze a script, sketch, draft and build scale models, create a light plot, swatch and render costume designs. This program is offered only as a credit program option.

    Learning Outcomes

    As a student in the Design/Technology for Stage & Screen program, you will:

    *Analyze a script and translate its ideas into visual images
    *Build and improve your knowledge of the principles, functions, and elements of scenic, lighting, costume, mask and makeup design
    *Learn programs theater and set designers use, such as Lightwright, SketchUp, and Vectorworks
    *Exhibit, present, and discuss your designs
    *Create a portfolio for college interviews and applications