Technical Theater Career Pathway

Technical Theater Career Pathway

About the program

Graduating Senior students with interest or experience in technical theater (ex. stage management, lighting, sound, wardrobe, etc.) are invited to apply for the Technical Theater Career Pathway with a submission of required materials including: headshot, resume and supporting documentation (ex. photos, videos, paperwork, etc.) of their work. An interview and director references will be requested. Select students will be invited to an interview where a panel of theater professionals will determine six (6) Career Pathway Technicians who will be assigned to professional mentors and work on creating Spotlight Showcase and surrounding pre/post show events. The six (6) Career Pathway Technicians have the option to be considered for the Technical Theater New York Experience.

Technical Theater Career Pathway applications open every spring. For questions, please email [email protected].

What does Spotlight Education look for in a Career Pathway Technician?

  • Skill and willingness to grow in area of technical theater
  • Preparedness
  • Communication
  • Timeliness
  • Organization
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Collaboration
  • Emotional preparedness
  • Leadership in high school theater program
  • Diverse experience