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Design Your Future

Seton Hill was recognized among the 2018-2019 Colleges of Distinction.The Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Design & Technology at Seton Hill University will prepare you to envision, create and set the stage for the future of theatre. Whether you're interested in scenery, lighting, costume or sound, a degree in Theatre Design & Technology from Seton Hill will move you forward into your dream behind-the-scenes career.

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Why the Theatre Design & Technology Program at Seton Hill University?

As a student in Seton Hill University's Theatre Design & Technology Program, you will have opportunities to do hands-on work in theatre performances and shows as you build upon your experiences to create your professional portfolio. Experiences as a student in Seton Hill's School of Visual & Performing Arts include:

  • courses in costume and set design, acting, music and production
  • three full-length theatre productions, two dance concerts and a number of studio productions each year
  • the opportunity to work in our costume and scene shops, as well as the box office
  • study in our state-of-the-art facilities, including our Arts Center and Performing Art Center
  • all of the benefits of our Apple Distinguished School, including an Apple laptop and iPad for all full-time freshmen

Production Opportunities

All productions offer an array of performance and technical opportunities. First-year students are encouraged to get involved with a production from their very first week here on the Hill.

Theatre Scholarships

There is no portfolio review requirement for Theatre Design & Technology majors to be admitted into the Theatre & Dance Department, however you must have a portfolio reviewed to apply for a theatre scholarship. Your portfolio review is an opportunity for the faculty to learn about the kinds of work you have done in theatre thus far and for you to showcase your artistic skills. 

Internships & Careers

Students in Seton Hill's Theatre Program have a long track record of success working as interns, apprentices and performers in theatre companies and theme parks around the country.

Seton Hill University has a nationally recognized Career and Professional Development Center.Seton Hill's award-winning Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) will work with you, your professors and local, regional and national employers to prepare you with the career preparation skills, internship opportunities and placement services that you need - as a student and after you graduate.

Faculty

At Seton Hill, you'll learn from skilled faculty in the School of Visual and Performing Arts who have a variety of experiences in all areas of the performing arts.

Ready to Take Your Next Step Forward?

99% of Incoming Freshmen Receive AidYou can apply online for free at any time. Seton Hill features streamlined admissions requirements and a comprehensive aid program. If you haven't been to visit us yet, please schedule a time to come up to the Hill. You may just see your future from here.