Stagecraft & Event Technology

If you want a dynamic career in the entertainment industry the Stagecraft and Event Technology (SET) program may be the program you're looking for. This intensive, two-year diploma program is designed to provide a combination of academic and practical experience with courses and training in: Stage Lighting, Audio Techniques, Set Painting, Set Design, Computer Assisted Drafting, Stage Management, Stagecraft for Film/TV and History of Theatre.

Program highlights

  • Earn a Diploma in Performing Arts Stagecraft in just two years
  • Hands-on, intensive training that will prepare you to succeed in the fast-paced entertainment industry
  • University transferrable - many graduates transfer to Bachelor's Degree programs at universities like UBC, SFU and UVic
  • Part-time study available

If you are creative and disciplined, enjoy technical challenges, and like to work as part of a team, consider the SET Program at Ƶ.

Events & Activities

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Intensive hands-on work

The SET Program requires commitment from its students. People who excel in Stagecraft thrive on long hours, deadlines, and intensive hands-on work. In return, you are immersed in a dynamic, fast-paced, professional environment, with exposure to production pressures equal to those in the entertainment industry today.

Theatre, Stagecraft and Event Technology

Watch as Stagecraft students construct a set


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For information about admission requirements, courses, intake dates and more, visit the Program and Course Catalogue.
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