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Create a Scene - Stage and Set Design: WEDNESDAYS

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

7:00 PM

INSTRUCTOR: Rebecca Loechler

5th and up 

Sing, act, and make your way into the world of set design and model making. Select a scene from a favorite show, book, movie, or your own imagination. Then build your mini-stage and make your scene come to life and learn a variety of planning and stage-craft techniques along the way. In collaboration with the wonderful team at Artbarn Community Theater, we offer the opportunity to come play with us this fall and make a scene!


  • Learn about the history of theatre and set design
  • Develop a vocabulary of important stage terminology and stage directions
  • Examine how actors and stagehands interact with a set and how set design can influence the audience experience
  • Learn about scale and proportions to create a 1:24 scale model stage
  • Use computer software to design and laser cut your creative vision
  • Create and finish your stage with curtains, set pieces, a backdrop, and props  


  • Inkscape design software
  • Laser cutter
  • Sewing machines
  • Hand sewing and finishing tools
  • Wood shop tools as needed

This class meets on Wednesdays for 10 weeks. Class runs from 4/1-6/10. No class on 4/22  


CANCELLATION POLICY Refunds minus 5% processing fee issued with written cancellation requests 30 days prior to the start date of the program. 50% minus 5% processing fee refunds issued up to two weeks prior to the start date of the program. 

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