Camps & Classes

Stagecraft & Design: Much Ado About Nothing

Three Week Production Class

Multi-Week Class, Full Day

Age 12-17

6/27/2022 - 7/22/2022

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Location: Campus of Imagination & Wonder: 900 S. Mitchell Drive Tempe AZ 85281

Price: $230 a week (or $218 a week for early bird before March 1)

(No class the week of July 5 - July 9)

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Performances: 11 AM & 2 PM on Friday July 22nd at the Tempe Center for the Arts.


Collaborating with the Much Ado About Nothing performance class, stagecraft students participate in the design, technical theatre, and crew process from imagination to implementation. In this three-week class with a progressive curriculum, stagecraft students are active creative partners in this production at the Tempe Center for the Arts.

Week One

Design Focus  During week one students will learn the elements of design, analyze a script from a designer’s perspective, and present a design proposal to directors.

Week Two

Construction focus After collaborating with productions directors on design concept, stagecraft participants will construct tech elements for the production.

Week Thee

Production Focus For the final week of the class at the Tempe Center for the Arts, participants will assume specialized tech roles (lighting operator, stage manager, etc.) and incorporate their designed elements into the final performance. Space is limited to 10 participants in this class and due to the unique challenges of each production, student responsibilities may vary.