Entertainment Technology I and II
Students Learn On-Site at Proctors Theatre
Based at the historic Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, students in this program experience the world of theater and film production, hands-on building skills and knowledge. Students learn about the technical aspects of theatre and film production including:
- art and design interpretation
- scenery construction and painting techniques
- tools and equipment
- sound and recording
- stage electrics and lighting
- costuming and makeup
Backstage education is complemented by experiences in performance, art, music and practical building trades in a fun and creative atmosphere. Internships and job shadowing advance students’ marketable skills while helping them explore careers.
First-year students can earn credit for integrated science, and second-year students can earn credit for integrated English. Upon completion of the program, students are well-prepared to continue their studies at college or enter the workforce.
This program is a direct pathway into the Entertainment Technology program at Fulton-Montgomery Community College (FMCC).