Technical Theater Bootcamp

Technical theater summer camp students


Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes of a performing arts venue? In one week, learn about technical production from the professional staff of the Hylton Performing Arts Center and guest instructors. Students will be provided with real-world production experience in a safe working environment. Topics covered include essential skills of technical production including good practices for safe and efficient crew operations and how to provide technical, design, and strike support. Hands on training in theatrical lighting and rigging, and sound and audio visual equipment.

Ages:  15+
July 15-19, 2019
9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. (M-F)
Location:  Hylton Performing Arts Center, Manassas

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*Note:  After Care/Extended Day is NOT available for this program.


After successfully completing Boot Camp, students earn a Certificate of Technical Theater Training and qualify for consideration as an intern at the Hylton Performing Arts Center.


Bring lunch and a snack
One 15-minute break provided per 4-hour session
Vending machines are available for snacks
Long pants and closed toe shoes required
Work gloves recommended

For more information, please contact Susan Landess, email or call 703-993-9344.