WHAT IS TECHNICAL THEATRE?
Technical Theatre is a section of theatre that is focused on creating the world of the production. Yes, there are actors as well as a script that the actors perform for an audience, but technical theatre is what shapes the director's overall vision of the production that acting cannot do. It covers a variety of areas within theatre, some more important than others (varies with the different types of productions), but each are necessary to be completed.
Some of the different types of sections of technical theatre include:
There are so many more positions within these categories but these are the basic sections within technical theatre. If you are interested in looking at UNH's Design and Theatre Technology Option, click this link to look at our program.