Theatrical Carpentry

COVID-19 Protocols for Students 

Off the wall Theatre Production Facilities

Off the Wall is committed to keeping a clean and safe classroom and studio so that learning can happen in the safest way possible. We will provide personal protective equipment for all students upon their arrival to the studio.  The space will be regularly cleaned and sanitized for the duration of the course. Maintaining cleanliness during the course can be only done with students accepting their responsibility for their role in ensuring the safety of others.

Theatrical Carpentry may be taken as part of the Theatre Production Arts certificate.

ARTIST INSTRUCTOR: JEREMY COX
 
Strong theatrical carpentry skills are essential to creating sets and props that capture the theatre goers imagination.

During the introductory, one-week course, participants will learn skills and practice a variety of techniques used by scenic carpenters:

  • 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 the Intermediate one-week course, participants will expand on the above skills. In addition participants will:

  • Explore more three-dimensional carpentry techniques;

  • Create challenging set pieces such as curved flats, wheels, functioning doors and arched windows.

PACKAGE DEALS - Take multiple courses and save!

 

Option 1

​Combine this course with any other one-week course and you will save $50 for each additional one-week course.

Course 1 full price

Course 2 $50 discount

Course 3 $100 discount

This discount offer is limited to 3 courses. 

How do I take  advantage of package deal offer?

If you are interested in two or three courses, register and pay the deposit for each course. Our Registrar will then calculate the discount and invoice you for the balance owing via PayPal.

Option 2

Take five one-week courses and receive an

Off the Wall Theatre Production Arts Certificate (TPA). Cost for the TPA program is $2000, representing  a discount of $110 to $125 per course. All materials are supplied. Please note there will be a material surcharge of $35 for Artistic Welding, Makeup Intensive, Millinery and Drops & Murals.

Participants also receive complimentary tickets for many Stratford Festival productions.

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REGISTRATION INFORMATION


Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Location: Factory163,

              163 King Street,

              Stratford N5A 4S2


Target enrollment: 6 students

For more information, contact:
Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor
info@stratfordoffthewall.com

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