Workforce Development

About Theatrical Workforce Development at Le Petit Theatre

LPT’s Workforce Development Program Technical Theatre Intensive is being offered June 3rd – 14th from 9 AM – 3 PM (Mon. – Fri.) for students ages 13 – 18. In this two-week technical theatre intensive, students interested in the backstage side of theatre arts will learn a variety of skills and discover the many design fields integral to the professional theatre world of today. Students will take daily core classes in scenic and costume design, in addition to specialized afternoon workshops in areas such as lighting design, stage management, sound design, projection design, and more. This intensive is designed to bring greater awareness to the many skill sets and artisans that any theatrical production requires to come fully to life. The Technical Theatre Intensive will be held at Loyola University’s Theatre Design Facilities. Tuition is free for the Technical Theatre Intensive, but all interested students must submit an application online. Now accepting registrations.


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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.

More details about the summer 2024 Workforce Development program coming soon.

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