ARTIST INSTRUCTOR: Mark Flanagan
Session 1 - July 17 - 21
Session 2 - July 24 - 28
Strong theatrical carpentry skills are essential to creating sets and props that capture the theatre goer’s imagination.
Practice a variety of techniques used by scenic carpenters behind the scenes, during the introductory, one-week course:
Interpret set designs and develop working drawings from them;
Explore and practice basic carpentry skills: measuring, cutting, shaping, fitting and fastening;
Train in the safe and effective use of power tools and equipment;
Experiment with a variety of construction materials and methods;
Build basic set pieces such as flats, stage decking, windows, doors and sculptural elements.
During Theatrical Carpentry II
Explore more three-dimensional carpentry techniques;
Create challenging set pieces such as curved flats, wheels, functioning doors and arched windows.
$ 625 (materials included)
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Stratford N5A 4S2
Target enrollment: 8 students
For more information, contact:
Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor