Theatrical Carpentry


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

Two one-week courses
Dates:   Introductory:      July 15 - 19, 2019 - Closed
            Intermediate:     July 22 - 26, 2019
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 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 you will:

  • Explore more three-dimensional carpentry techniques.

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

PACKAGE DEALS - Take multiple courses and save!

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

This discount offer is good for up to 3 courses.

How to take advantage of our package deal offer: If you are interested in two, three or four courses, register and pay the deposit for those courses. Our registrar will calculate the discount and invoice you for the balance owing via PayPal.


Or take five one-week courses for only $1,800 and earn the Off the Wall Theatre Production Arts Certificate. This is a discount of $135 for each course!

If you are interested in the Theatre Production Arts certificate, simply click the register button here.


Cost: $495
Day and time: 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

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