Backstage Bootcamp

Training for High School Students & Teachers

Back and Better Than Ever for 2022!

Join us for an exciting day of technical theatre workshops! These hands-on in-person workshops introduce a variety of techniques for those interested in expanding their technical theatre knowledge. Explore career opportunities in technical theatre and learn design and technology skills you can use on stage this year at your school.

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August 20, 9:00am – 2:00pm

UNG-Gainesville’s Performing Arts Building

3820 Mundy Mill Road, Oakwood, GA 30566

Workshops Available In:

Properties & Scenic Art

Theatre/Film Special Effects Paint Techniques • Build a “Magical” Prop

Set Construction

Basic Knot Tying & Rigging • Flat & Platform Construction

Lighting Design

Light Boards 101 • Design a Gobo

Costumes/Hair & Makeup

Period Costumes on a Budget • Life Casting & Prosthetics

Stage Management

Taping Out a Set • Stage Management Paperwork

No Previous Experience Required

All Backstage Bootcamp workshops taught by GTA’s highly accomplished professional theatre faculty. Training is available to high school students and K-12 educators with an interest in theatre.

This event is free to participants, with lunch and a Backstage Bootcamp tee shirt provided. However, space is limited and registration is required.*

*Per USG regulations, students under 18 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Only one chaperone per school is stipulated, however chaperones must register individually.

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