• Madison High School      Course Expectation Sheet

    Technical Theater


    Mr. Malloy

    973-593-3117 ext. 7400




    1. Course Description:

    Students grades 9-12 are welcome to take this course. The course is an exploration of the duties of stage technicians and their contribution to the total aesthetic effect of a dramatic production. Topics covered will include design research and principles; equipment use and maintenance; principles and application of sound, lighting, and computer technology; the use of special effects; theatre safety; and the function of technical stage personnel in production work. Technical theatre will incorporate academic study and hands-on application of knowledge and skills.


    1. Required Text & Materials

    School Issued Chromebook


    1. Grading Policy

    Tests and Quizzes- 50%

    Projects- 25%

    Participation- 25%


    1. Late-Work & Make-up Policy

    Students will have a full week to make up tests/quizzes, unless otherwise specified in special circumstances.


    1. Class Participation

    All students will be working hands-on with all equipment. Students are expected to work individually and in groups with classmates on projects and assignments.


    1. Teacher Availability

    Any day during my rotating prep (please make appointment for extra help)