Workforce Development

ANNOUNCING OUR FALL 2021 VIRTUAL TeCHNICAL THEATRE COURSE

ONLINE, BUT NOT OUT OF CHARACTER!

As another school year approaches, we are delighted to welcome our students back to Le Petit this fall as we expand our Young Conservatory offerings to the digital realm.

Please join us for an exciting assembly of classes with our very own Master Teachers!

DATES: September 21, 2020 - October 30, 2020

THIS IS A COMPLIMENTARY WORKSHOP SERIES. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

A limited number of scholarships are available! Please contact education@lepetittheatre.com for more information.


Technical Theatre Workshop: Level One (ages 13-18)
Thursdays, 4:00pm-5:30pm
Course Fee: This is a complimentary event. Registration is required.
(Instructor: James Lanius)
In this course, students will participate in a series of Master Classes focused on the practical application of design and craftsmanship in the technical theatre. With each session focused on a different element of design (scenic, lighting, sound, projection, etc), students will gain a fundamental understanding of the design process and how this extraordinary facet of professional theatre advances our storytelling!

Click here to learn about our Young Conservatory acting programs for students ages 8-12 and 13-18!


About Theatrical Workforce Development at Le Petit Theatre

The Theatrical Workforce Development Program is a hands-on training program where participants will receive training in multiple areas of technical theatre. The program is open to high school students and recent graduates with a preference given to students in New Orleans who have a demonstrated interest in theatre and the performing arts. Students who attend this workshop will get an overview of many areas of technical theatre including scenic painting, carpentry, lighting, audio, projection, and costumes.

This program is open to high school juniors and seniors, as well as recent high school graduates. The program is free of charge and lunch will be provided. Classes will be held twice a week and will take place at Le Petit Theatre at 616 Saint Peter Street. 

For more information, please contact education@lepetittheatre.com.

The Theatrical Workforce Development Program is supported by a grant from the New Orleans Theatre Association (NOTA).