This program brings together two training requirements: versatility and specialization.Versatility is acquired through general knowledge and the exploration of various stage professions. Specialization stems from the acquisition of specific skills in one of the three following areas of specialization:
Sets and costumes: graduates of this specialization can design and make theatre sets that reflect the stage performances, the intentions of the director as well as budget and technical constraints. They can also design and make costumes and accessories that reflect the psychological and social reality of the characters, the fashion of various eras, stage production requirements as well as budget and technical constraints. Graduates can find jobs as set designers, costume designers and workshop artisans.
Stage management and technology: graduates from this specialization have the skills and knowledge required to install lighting systems, manage and run a performance, coordinate set-up and dismantling of stage sets and equipment, manage a production, assist the director, use sound equipment and produce a soundtrack. They can also help to create and supervise the construction of stage sets, costumes, accessories and lighting while ensuring material and equipment are readily available. Graduates can work as managers, technical directors, production directors as well as sound or lighting technicians.