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Train for a technical theater career

Made in NY Stagecraft Bootcamp by NYC Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME)

Services Provided Help with finding work, Internship or short-term job, Training for a new job

Eligibility Youth and young adults

Schedule 6 months or more, Full-time

Last Updated Last updated on Nov 16, 2022

This eleven-month paid training program prepares young-adults to join the technical theater field.

Young adults 18-24 not enrolled in college can start a new technical theater career. Through 11 months of paid training and an internship, the program teaches students the necessary safety and skill requirements. The program also offers two years of structured job placement and retention support.

Who it's for Who it's for

  • Age 18-24 not enrolled in college
  • NYC resident
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Work evenings and weekends
  • Be able to lift 50lbs
  • Work in an environment with darkness, loud noises, and strobe lights
  • Be comfortable with heights and climbing
  • Technical theatre requires the ability to problem solve, especially in potentially pressured situations

Duration and Length Duration and Length

The program includes a six week essential skills boot camp, followed by 10 months of skills training. Enrollment begins in early spring.

Next Steps

Find the referral form here. Enrollment begins annually in early spring, but you can reach out in December or January to learn more.

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