Theatrical Carpentry


Dates: Beginner  July 18 - 22 - course is full
         Beginner and Intermediate July 25 – 29 

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.

Package DealsTake multiple courses and save!

​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. 


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.

Registration Information
$ 560 (materials included)
Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

                Location: Factory163,

               163 King Street,

               Stratford N5A 4S2

         Target enrollment: 5 students

         For more information, contact:
       Susan Starkweather, Program Advisor


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