Design and Technology
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Theatre
Most programs in the UCF School of Performing Arts require an audition or interview.
Students in the Design & Technology program build a foundation in their craft in a structured and intensive curriculum focused on career preparation and learning industry standards. Practical experience is gained by working behind the scenes on productions. Students are also involved in every step of the process from designing concepts through realizing those designs, creating everything that goes into making a production spectacular.
Students work alongside faculty in their first two years and take on technical leadership roles in their upper years. By graduation, students will leave with a resume of practical production experience and production knowledge suited for careers in theatre and touring productions, themed entertainment and more.
Areas of study:
- Technical direction
- Design and Technology
Theatre UCF’s 2021–22 season explores contemporary American theatre
June 09, 2021 Theatre UCF explores the question “what does it mean to be an American?” in a season of works by contemporary American playwrights that tackle experiences from the complexities of adolescence to the ups and downs of adulthood, from losing everything to finding the love of your life.
Pegasus PlayLab returns with virtual and outdoor plays
April 23, 2021 This summer, Theatre UCF’s Pegasus PlayLab returns in virtual and outdoor formats. Pegasus PlayLab is a festival at the University of Central Florida dedicated to developing plays by emerging playwrights from around the country. Each summer, audiences are invited to hear staged readings and experience full productions and workshops of...
Orlando Sentinel: Theatre UCF goes simple for ‘Songs of Inspiration’ | Review
February 05, 2021 Theatre UCF returned to live performance this week — in a different-than-usual place with a different sort of show. “Although masked, Tori Micaletti conveys optimism with eyes and eyebrows on the peppy ‘Orange Colored Sky.’ Alexa Comeau shares the excitement of a young woman who has just met her Mr....
Ryan Bosshardt ’11
Entertainment Technician in Lighting, Walt Disney World, Orlando, FL
Peter Malbuisson ’01
BFA, Theatre | IATSE Local One and Local 74 Stagehand, Broadway (The Normal Heart, Jersey Boys, The King and I, Bullets Over Broadway, Honeymoon in Vegas, Harvey, Mystery of Edwin Drood, Oslo, Junk and more
Bryan Kaschube ’07
Resident Lighting Designer, Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, Miami, FL; Lecturer, University of Miami
Dan Dansby ’10
Lighting Designer, SeaWorld, Orlando, FL
Matthew Ardoin ’14
Lighting and Sound Assistant, Two River Theater, NJ
Tyler “GT” Cecchini ’13
Wardrobe Attendant, Cirque Du Soleil’s “O”
Lauren Cushman ’06
Assistant Technical Director, Resident Prop Master and Projection Specialist at Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
Anthony Narciso ’14
Resident Sound Designer, Orlando REP, Orlando, FL; Festival Sound Designer, Texas Shakespeare Festival
Morgan Burhoe ’16
Over-hire Carpenter, Orlando REP, Orlando, FL