Theatre Production for Teachers


A student actor in costume finishing their makeup in the dressing roomThis microcredential reinforces understanding of the principles and practices of costume design and construction, to teach the student costume silhouettes and conventions through history and how to mimic them, and to engage the student in the reading and analysis of play scripts, budgeting, costume tracking, and other steps in the process of designing costumes. It also offers hands-on training in elements of drafting and lighting programming specific to stage and lighting design for theatre. Included in drafting are ground plans, elevations, 3D rendering, and lighting graphics using computer drafting techniques available to educators. Included in lighting are patching and programming with incandescent and LED fixtures using ETC consoles.

Required Courses and Dates

Course Credits Dates
THRT 597-001 - Costume Design and Construction for the Arts Educator 3 Summer Session D: July 8 - August 7, 2024
THRT 597-002 - Digital Drafting and Lighting Technology 3 Summer Session D: July 8 - August 7, 2024


Intended For

  • Students majoring in Humanities and Social Sciences, including Theatre, Dance and Music
  • Educators—specifically current K-12 teachers
  • Everyone!

What You'll Learn

  • Decision making
  • Problem Solving
  • Hands-on training of skills needed in K-12 theatre and dance production

Make the Most of Your Time with Stackable Credentials

Renewal of SC teacher certification

  • In order to meet renewal requirements, teachers in South Carolina must earn a minimum of 120 renewal credits.
  • 1 semester hour = 20 renewal credits
  • This course = 120 renewal credits

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