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Careers for Theatre Arts: Design/Technology Program Graduates

Common Job Titles

  • Actor
  • Animator
  • Art director
  • Camera operator
  • Dancer and choreographer
  • Director
  • Film and video editor
  • Multimedia artist
  • Producer
  • Set designer
  • Theater technician

Job Outlook Data

Set and exhibit designers held around 12,000 jobs in 2014, the last year for which data are available. These professionals design special exhibits and movie, television and theater sets. They also study scripts, confer with directors and conduct research.

Where Can I work With This Major?

The largest employers of theater design and technology professionals are:

  • Motion picture and video creators
  • Performing arts companies
  • Museums and historical sites
  • Self employed/independent

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Film and Video Editors and Camera Operators, Set and Exhibit Designers

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Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
p – 516.877.3130

Students and Alumni:

Department of Theatre
Performing Arts Center
p – 516.877.4930