Theatre Design Technology

Degree Granted
Degree Level
Garden City

Gain the training, portfolio and theater connections you need to design the entertainment industry career of your dreams.

Why Minor In Theatre Design Technology?

This program won’t just enrich your passion for theater—it will give you the skills you need to excel in today’s competitive job market. Benefit from intensive instruction in costume design, props, scenic design, lighting design, stage management and production management as you learn to harness your creativity and sharpen your critical thinking skills. Then, graduate poised to make your mark as a professional designer, crew member or technician.

Why Minor in Theatre Design Technology at Adelphi University in New York?

  • Join the ranks of Adelphi alumni designing costumes and managing production for Broadway shows, lighting concerts for world-famous artists and lending their technical expertise to Disney theme parks and cruise ships.
  • Hone your craft under the instruction of a designated faculty mentor, who will guide you through every step of your production assignments.
  • Gain a well-rounded skill set through a combination of theoretical coursework and extensive experiential learning opportunities, including assignments for Adelphi’s on-campus productions.
92%* * based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2022
of our baccalaureate graduates say that Adelphi University increased their intellectual curiosity, ability and potential
based on Adelphi University Career Outcomes Survey: Class of 2022

Adelphi’s Department of Theatre has provided me with the room to grow and experiment as an artist, as well as a network of supportive alumni and professors that will champion me in the professional world.

Matthew Pezzulich ’22 Honors College student minoring in Theatre Arts: Design/Technology

Woman working at a drafting table on designs.

Exceptional Hands-on Learning

At Adelphi, we believe in the power of hands-on learning and the value it adds to our students’ future careers. In our Design Technology program, you’ll be able to participate behind the scenes in any of the Department of Theatre’s 20 annual productions, from running student crews to working in the scene shops. This real-world experience will become the foundation of your professional persona.

Program Info

How Do I Declare A Minor?

Consult your adviser as soon as possible to discuss the minor’s requirements. When you’re ready to declare, complete the Change of Major/Minor form on the Registrar website.

Application Requirements

To apply for this program, submit the appropriate application requirements:

Transformative Educational Opportunities

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply for the following programs to expand their educational landscape:

  • The Honors College – fostering intellectual perspectives and critical skills
  • Levermore Global Scholars – preparing students to become global thinkers and leaders
  • Study Abroad – providing opportunities to experience another culture and see the world from a new perspective

Awards & Recognition

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Performing Arts Center 256

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Nexus Building First Floor
  • Mon, Tues, Wed, Thu: 8:30 am – 6:00 pm Fri: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
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