The Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama Production Technology & Management option produces expert managers, artisans, and technicians ready to work behind the scenes in an ever-changing theatrical workplace.
A greeting from our Option Coordinator, Tina Shackleford.
Stage & Production Management Students
Students in the School of Drama Stage and Production Management Program possess an advanced understanding of all modern management processes and the technological tools available to those working behind the scenes. They excel at communication and facilitation of every aspect of the creative process. These collaborative artists are the team-builders, the active nurturers, imaginative problem-solvers and the trusted empaths capable of uniting and organizing the implementation of the arts. These School of Drama Stage and Production Managers are the catalysts of their field.
Technical Direction Students
Students in the School of Drama Technical Direction Program are armed with a broad and solid foundation, grounded in the principles and specifics of craft and equipped with the skill to invent new approaches to rapidly developing entertainment applications. They are imaginative thinkers, creative problem solvers who are as adept with cutting edge tools and creating imaginative solutions as they are at turning to time honored processes as appropriate, placing them in the forefront of the industry. School of Drama Technical Directors are ready to be the creative innovators of the entertainment field.
Costume Production Students
Students in the School of Drama Costume Production Program are the sculptors turning imagination into reality. They are the leaders and innovators of their field who are equally adept with old-world skills as their intersection with modern technologies. They are able to draw out and communicate collaboratively with designers to enrich both artist and artisan and provide nuance and detail. They are imaginative problem solvers capable of rising to the challenges and demands of the industry . School of Drama Costume Makers are set to make their mark in the entertainment world.
We hope you can join us to celebrate the connection, generosity and resilience of our unified community of industry professionals, alumni and educators, as we navigate through uncertain times. We are grateful for your support of our class of 2020 and of the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama Community.