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About The Program

The Design and Technology program at UNC combines the best of practical application and applied theory, and consists of multiple tracks within the program that gives each student the ability to build an education tailored to personal needs and aspirations.

Our students have access to a state-of-the-art design lab, as well as superior technical equipment in all the theatres that maximizes the designing potential for each space.

  • Degree Overview

    Undergraduate Studies

    This degree is available as an undergraduate degree and as an undergraduate certificate of study. These degrees are intended to produce the highest achievement possible for a design/technology student through the study of the major elements within their track along with understanding of the tracks with which each field collaborates in theatrical design and technology and performance. These degrees prepares students to work professionally as designers and in a variety of performance styles and venues.

    Meet the Faculty

  • Beyond the Classroom

    Little Theatre of the Rockies

    UNC's Little Theatre of the Rockies is the oldest professional summer stock theatre west of the Mississippi and the oldest professional theatre company in Colorado.

    Visit Little Theatre of the Rockies

  • What our Students Think

    Show Behind the Show

    Read about UNC's spectacular production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella.

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  • Curriculum

    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design and Technology

    In addition to fulfilling the Liberal Arts Curriculum requirements, students will be immersed in multiple tracks of study such as playscript analysis, acting methods, theatre history, costume, lighting, sound and scene technology and design, stage management, stage directing, and arts entrepreneurship. Students also have the opportunity to participate in mainstage productions each semester.

    Learn More about the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre Design & Technology

    Theatre Design and Technology Certificate

    The Theatre Design and Technology Certificate provides students with foundational knowledge in the field of theatrical design and technology while also providing the opportunity for advanced study in specific disciplines through chosen Certificate Electives.

    Learn more about the Theatre Design and Technology Certificate

  • Applications and Scholarships


    Admission to the Design and Technology program requires successful completion of an interview.

    Theatre Design & Technology Application Requirements


    The College of Performing and Visual Arts awards over $1.8 million in scholarships annually to undergraduate and graduate students in the arts. There are multiple scholarship types offered to students, including talent scholarships and foundation scholarships. To learn more, visit the PVA Scholarship page.

    PVA Scholarships

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Application Dates
  • Fall semesterAugust 1*
  • Spring semesterJanuary 1*
  • Summer semesterMay 1*
*Note: Application dates may vary depending on student status. Learn more.