Performance ProductionTechnical theater students seeking to explore their unique artistry in production thrive at Cornish. Offerings from across the college will expand your ideas of what it means to specialize in production for live performances. Here you will be immersed in multiple areas of production before identifying a concentration in costumes, lighting, scenic or stage management. Come learn from working professionals in both classroom and real-life production settings.
BFA in Performance Production
What Will You Learn as a Performance Production Major at Cornish?
Learn what it takes to build a production from the idea to a reality. Collaborate with faculty mentors and fellow students across disciplines throughout the production process. Master your specific discipline and gain hands-on experience. Develop your communication and management skills. Blend historical and theoretical knowledge with new technologies.
Choose from our four concentrations:
- Costume Design
- Lighting Design
- Scenic Design
- Stage Management
Learn more about our BFA degree requirements and review our model programs/advising worksheets below in Explore Your Major.
Cornish Stories: Performance Production
Explore Performance Production Concentrations
Performance Production department
Performance Production Faculty + Staff
Instructor of Lighting Design
Instructor of Costume Technology & Costume Shop Supervisor
Art, Theater, and Performance Production
Associate Professor of Costume Design
Associate Professor of Scenic Design
Associate Professor of Stage Management
Instructor of Scenic Painting | Paint & Stage Properties Supervisor
Instructor Scenic Technology & Scene Shop Supervisor
Faculty Emeriti | Performance Production
Karen Gjelsteen, Professor Emerita | 1980 – 2013
John Kendall Wilson, Professor Emeritus, Performance Production | 1989 – 2019