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The Bachelor of Fine Arts concentrations in Costuming, Lighting, and Scenic Design are designed primarily for those students who wish to pursue additional pre-professional training in the technical and design areas of theatre and dance or for those preparing to enter M.F.A. graduate programs.
Required courses for the BFA in Costuming are listed here.
Required courses for the BFA in Lighting are listed here.
Required courses for the BFA in Scenic Design are listed here.
Our B.F.A. concentrations in design/tech offer students the rare opportunity to gain hands-on experience early in their college careers in all aspects of design and technology, including:
- Costume design, construction, crafts, patterning, and draping;
- Lighting methods and design, sound design, and lighting CAD.
- Scenic design, drafting, CAD, and scenic painting;
Upper-level students have the opportunity to petition to serve on the production staff of a departmental production as a designer or technician.
UW Design/Tech alumni have received national acclaim, including: Ramsay Avery, film, THE COSBY SHOW; Michael Earl, Hallmark Hall of Fame TV special THE PIANO; Rick Willingham, CEO of the Blue Man Group (USA); Lee Everitt, Chief Pyrotechnician, Universal Studios, Orlando; James Soden, Chief Electrician, Vee Corporation, Sesame Street Live. UW Theatre & Dance graduates have gone on to study at Yale School of Drama, UCSD, USC, Carnegie Mellon, and many other top programs. UW Design/Tech students have won several regional KCACTF design awards and competed nationally at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.