Setting the Stage

How can we design a theatrical set that adds meaning and power to a production?

Fine Arts
Key Content
visual composition, set design
An empty, medium-sized theater with black and red seats as seen from the back row.

Student design teams analyze then collaborate to develop a detailed set design for a play or musical of the team’s choosing. Students take into account the script, the director’s vision/intent, the budget/materials/technology available, historical context, and the relative complexity of different scene changes during the performance.