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"The Stage" Youth Workshop: Introduction to Theatre

Blackout: Becoming the Unsung Heroes of Theater

Learn the basics and importance of being on “The Crew”

Last Saturday of each month from January to April

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Ages 12 and Up

Maximum of 15 Students per Week

To register, contact Lindsey Collins: 870.536.3375 or


Students will harness their creativity by learning the technical parts of a theatrical production and how they are vital to a show’s success. They will learn how to create a scene and discover the important roles and responsibilities of the people who the audience don’t see.

Jan 26, 2019

An Introduction to Theater

Students will learn the history of theater, basic terminology, and the importance of a production’s technical crew.

Feb 23, 2019

Lights Up

Students will learn the history of theatre lighting, the importance and impact of lighting on a theatrical production, and the basic elements/equipment necessary to successfully light a theatrical production.

March 30, 2019

Sets and Safety

The students will learn to understand the need for safety awareness when working on theatrical productions, as well as basic knowledge of set design, construction, and strike.

April 27, 2019

Running a Scene

Students will alternate as different crew members and plan, design, and execute a proper and safe scene change while familiarizing themselves with every aspect of each technical position.

Sponsored by Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation & Relyance Bank