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The Theatre Production Arts Certificate 2024 is here!

July 15-19, 2024 (9am-5pm) Instructor: Debra Hanson

Set Design is a practical course for those with limited experience in theatrical design.


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Course Description

Set Design is ideal for theatre directors, actors, teachers and community theatre volunteers. Those interested in pursuing a degree or career in design should view this course as preparatory to the commencement of professional study. Note students are asked to become familiar with an assigned script prior to the start of the course. 

In the course, participants will: 

  • Examine text and analyze set requirements;
  • Explore concept development;
  • Practice basic hand drafting skills, working within ½ inch or ¼ inch scale; 
  • Discover how to read and create a ground plan; 
  • Create a design, from a thumb-nail sketch to 3-D model;
  • Learn design communication techniques, and discuss constructive collaboration practices; and
  • Explore set design presentation techniques.

Registration fee includes materials.

Classes run Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

3 in stock

Other Information

Course Location

163 King Street
Stratford N5A 4S2

Certificate Eligible

This course can  be taken as part of the Theatre Production Arts Certificate. (Learn more about it here.)

Tuition Assistance

Learn more about our tuition assistance options here.

COVID Protocols & Cancellation Policy

Read our COVID student protocols and Cancellation Policy here.

More Information

For more information about this course, contact Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor, at