The Production and Design stream provides a path for students who focus on the production and design aspects of the discipline. 

The curriculum includes technical production, stage and production management, stage lighting, design for the stage, dramatic literature, playmaking as well as introductory courses in acting, dance, visual art, music, and film.

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Theatre Production and Design Program

The program is structured so that students will accumulate extensive practical experience in a variety of production contexts while building a strong foundation in the theoretical and critical aspects of their work. 

Students get hands-on experience working on a variety of productions while collaborating with fellow students from different disciplines across the school, as well as directors, choreographers, and guest artists.


The curriculum for the Production/Design includes:

  • Technical production
  • Stage and production management
  • Stage lighting
  • Design for the stage
  • Dramatic literature
  • Playmaking

Plus introductory courses in acting, dance, visual art, music, and film.

Faculty Profile

Kyla Gardiner

Kyla Gardiner

Assistant Professor

I am a designer and performance creator based in Vancouver, BC. My artistic research investigates non-human agency, design-based approaches to devised creation, and the ways… More