Free Summer Technical Workshop Sessions!

Posted May 26, 2016 in Press Releases

Free Summer Technical Workshop Sessions!

Learn how to work behind-the-scenes at Near West Theatre!

Join our FREE Summer Technical Workshop Sessions!
Ages 15 and up - LIMITED ENROLLMENT!

Participants will:

  • Learn the basic principles of stagecraft, including set & properties construction, scenic painting and lighting
  • Learn the safe operation of various hand and power tools as they relate to theatre tech
  • Help construct the set for Near West's summer production of Assassins, and
  • Join the production crew for one or more productions between now and April, 2017 in any one of a variety of jobs (including set crew, light board operator, spotlight operator, assistant stage manager, props crew, or sound technician)

Sessions run:

June 13th to July 13th, 2016
Monday & Wednesday
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

(This program is designed to allow flexibility of participation.)


Near West Theatre
6702 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH in the Gordon Square Arts District


- Participants must apply for the work sessions by Monday, June 6, 2016.
- No Payment Required

Application submission:

Mail to Near West Theatre, 6702 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44102
OR Scan and Email to

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