september, 2022

22sepAll Day22janFall 22- SA Stagecraft(All Day)

Event Details

SA Stagecraft

The SA Stagecraft classes will offer kids ages 14-20 the training needed to work backstage as crew member, props runner, costume assistants, spotlight and/or sound assistants.

General Information:

-Age: 14-20 years old
-Dates: September 22nd-January 22nd
-Day/Times: Thursdays, 6pm-8pm (plus the option to work tech week and performances for Dream Team/DT2 performances in December and January)
-Location: Starting Arts- 525 Parrott Street (weekly classes) plus working in local theatres for tech weeks and performances in Dec/Jan
-Cost: $600


1. To offer a proper training in in all areas involved in the production of a show
2. To give the kids the chance to choose other aspects of Theater Arts that don’t involve
being “on-stage”.
3. To mentor the new generation of crafters and designers offering the terminology and
knowledge needed to design every aspect of a musical or play.

Students will be divided into different groups: stage management, house management, construction, scenery, properties, costume, lighting, sound, and running crews.
Each area would cover some of this topics as needed:

● Script analysis
● Costume plot
● Props list
● Scene changes
● Lighting and sound cues
● Props construction
● Performers measurements and costume racking
● Backstage safety and protocols


Refunds must be requested prior to the first meeting.

An additional Paypal/Credit Card service fee is included in the online price below. Your registration will be complete immediately if you pay by credit card. If you will be mailing a check without the fees ($600) to Starting Arts, choose the “Mail a check” option at the end of the payment process (Starting Arts- 525 Parrott St. San Jose, CA 95112). If you are paying by check, your information is in our system once you submit it, but your registration will only be considered complete when the check is received.


September 22 (Thursday) - January 22 (Sunday)