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Projection Design

Projection Design
Students and their professor look at on-screen designs.

Excel in the projection design field

The Projection Design degree program offers you the opportunity to create, manipulate and display digital and moving images for live performances and events.

You’ll learn to visualize, create, and implement your designs by collaborating with directors, dramaturges, technicians, other designers and our professional production staff. You’ll also work as a projection designer for workshops and public productions by The Theatre School.

In the fourth year of the program, you’ll complete a projection design internship in order to gain real-world experience in the theatre industry. At the end of your fourth year, you’ll have the chance to take part in the annual Graduate Showcase, where you will present your designs to artistic directors and other members of the theatre, film and television industries.



  • Introduction to Visual Effects
  • Lighting Design I
  • Photoshop for Designers
  • Principles of Design
  • Scene Design I
  • Technical Drawing I

Career Options

Common Career Areas

  • Event design
  • Commercial set design
  • Movie set design
  • Television set design
  • Theatrical production design

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