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Theatrical Carpentry


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.

This course can  be taken as part of the 

Theatre Production Arts Certificate

This certificate is given when completing 

5 summer courses of your choice.

Total cost $2500 - a savings of $95 - $125 per course.

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Registration Information
$ 625 (materials included)
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

   Location: TBD


      Stratford N5A 4S2

         Target enrollment: 8 students

         For more information, contact:
       Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor


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