Summer 2017 Details:

Open to rising 4th - 12th graders
Session 1: July 10 - July 21 - FULL
Session 2: July 24 - August 4 - LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE
$650 per session or sign up for both sessions for $1,200
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
If needed, students may sign up for Summer in the Arts xAM or xPM


Sample Schedule:

9:00 - 9:15

9:15 - 10:00

10:00 - 11:00

11:00 - 12:00

12:00 - 1:00

1:00 - 3:00




3:00 - 3:30

Welcome/Morning Announcements

Master Class or Hands-On Learning Period

Group Set Construction

Group Lighting Hang

Lunch, Recess, Individual Work

Individual/Group Design Break-Off: Students work

on designing and implementing their assigned areas -

from props, lighting design, set construction, sound,

costumes, and more

Afternoon Meeting, Productivity Reports, Clean Up


Tech Crew Areas:

Each session of the tech crew is new and different - Highwood has three productions over the summer, so there is always something exciting and challenging to work on!


All students work in all areas, but will be assigned one leadership role (based on his/her interests):

  • Costume Design
  • Prop Design
  • Lighting Design
  • Sound Design
  • Set Design

Welcoming students with interests in any area of technical theatre theatre - the Tech Crew Intensive provides all students with an opportunity to contribute to theatre together through exploration, creativity, and collaboration.  Designed to be an immersive, hands-on technical theatre arts education program, this group of students will learn about all aspects of Technical Theatre, while creating the lights, set, sound, and all other technical elements for Highwood's summer productions.  


At the beginning of the session, each student will be assigned a leadership role on the tech crew based on his/her interests - serving as the main overseer for a specific technical area within a production.  Through problem solving, responsibility, and creative thinking, each crew member will be empowered to take ownership over his/her area and provide leadership and instruction to the other Tech Crew members. Each student will be consistently challenged and inspired to take risks, do their best, and develop as confident collaborators and creators.

Tech Crew Intensive